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Erisocrinus

Crinoidea - Erisocrinidae

Taxonomy
Erisocrinus was named by Meek and Worthen (1865) [Sepkoski's age data: C Bash-u P Wc]. It is not extant. Its type is Erisocrinus typus. It is the type genus of Erisocrinacea, Erisocrinidae.

It was assigned to Cladida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Erisocrinidae by Webster (2006) and Mao et al. (2018).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1865Erisocrinus Meek and Worthen
2002Erisocrinus Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Erisocrinus Webster
2018Erisocrinus Mao et al. p. 1075

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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
superfamilyErisocrinaceaWachsmuth and Springer 1886
familyErisocrinidaeMiller 1889
genusErisocrinusMeek and Worthen 1865

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