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Cupulocrinus

Crinoidea - Cladida

Taxonomy
Cupulocrinus was named by d'Orbigny (1849) [Sepkoski's age data: O Cara-l O Ashg-m Sepkoski's reference number: 248]. It is not extant. It is the type genus of Cupulocrinidae.

It was assigned to Dendrocrinidae by Parsley (1981); to Cupulocrinidae by Kolata (1976) and Ausich (1998); to Cladida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Flexibilia by Wright et al. (2017).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1849Cupulocrinus d'Orbigny
1976Cupulocrinus Kolata p. 449
1981Cupulocrinus Parsley
1998Cupulocrinus Ausich p. 21
2002Cupulocrinus Sepkoski, Jr.
2017Cupulocrinus Wright et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
classCrinoideaMiller 1821
subclassPentacrinoideaJaekel 1918
infraclassInadunata(Wachsmuth and Springer 1897)
orderCladida(Moore and Laudon 1943)
superorderFlexibilia(Zittel 1895)
genusCupulocrinusd'Orbigny 1849

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