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Cosmetocrinus

Crinoidea - Dendrocrinida - Aphelecrinidae

Taxonomy
Cosmetocrinus was named by Kirk (1941) [Sepkoski's age data: D Fame-m C Serp-l Sepkoski's reference number: 906,1247]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Aphelecrinidae by Webster and Jell (1992); and to Cladida by Sepkoski (2002).

Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1941Cosmetocrinus Kirk
1992Cosmetocrinus Webster and Jell p. 337
2002Cosmetocrinus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
classCrinoideaMiller 1821
subclassPentacrinoideaJaekel 1918
RankNameAuthor
subclassInadunata(Wachsmuth and Springer 1897)
Cladida(Moore and Laudon 1943)
infraclassEucladida
superorderCyathoformes
orderDendrocrinida
superfamilyScytalocrinoideaMoore and Laudon 1943
familyAphelecrinidaeStrimple 1967
genusCosmetocrinusKirk 1941

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