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Melbacrinus

Crinoidea - Dendrocrinida - Bridgerocrinidae

Taxonomy
Melbacrinus was named by Strimple (1939) [Sepkoski's age data: C Step-l]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Cladida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Bridgerocrinidae by Webster and Lane (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1939Melbacrinus Strimple
2002Melbacrinus Sepkoski, Jr.
2007Melbacrinus Webster and Lane p. 957

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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
familyBridgerocrinidae
genusMelbacrinusStrimple 1939

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