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Dendrocrinus

Crinoidea - Cladida - 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 to Cladida by Sepkoski (2002).

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

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
classCrinoideaMiller 1821
RankNameAuthor
subclassPentacrinoideaJaekel 1918
infraclassInadunata(Wachsmuth and Springer 1897)
orderCladida(Moore and Laudon 1943)
suborderDendrocrininaBather 1899
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