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Dendrocrinus

Dendrocrinida - Dendrocrinidae

Taxonomy
Dendrocrinus was named by Hall (1852) [Sepkoski's age data: O Cara-l S Ludl Sepkoski's reference number: 248]. It is the type genus of Dendrocrinidae.

It was assigned to Dendrocrinidae by Kolata (1976) and Ausich (1998); and to Cladida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1852Dendrocrinus Hall p. 193 figs. 7a, 7b, Pl. 42; 1a-1k, Pl. 43
1859Dendrocrinus acutidactylus Billings
1976Dendrocrinus Kolata
1998Dendrocrinus Ausich p. 20
2002Dendrocrinus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
superorderCyathoformes
orderDendrocrinida
superfamilyDendrocrinaceaBather 1899
RankNameAuthor
familyDendrocrinidaeMiller 1899
genusDendrocrinusHall 1852

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