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Contocrinus

Crinoidea - Cladida - Graphiocrinidae

Taxonomy
Contocrinus was named by Knapp (1969) [Sepkoski's age data: C Mosc-u C Step-u]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Graphiocrinidae by Webster and Jell (1993); and to Cladida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1969Contocrinus Knapp
1993Contocrinus Webster and Jell p. 355
2002Contocrinus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
classCrinoideaMiller 1821
subclassPentacrinoideaJaekel 1918
RankNameAuthor
infraclassInadunata(Wachsmuth and Springer 1897)
orderCladida(Moore and Laudon 1943)
infraclassEucladida
superorderCyathoformes
orderDendrocrinida
superfamilyErisocrinoidea(Wachsmuth and Springer 1886)
familyGraphiocrinidaeWachsmuth and Springer 1886
genusContocrinusKnapp 1969

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available