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Merocrinus

Crinoidea - Cladida - Merocrinidae

Taxonomy
Merocrinus was named by Walcott (1884) [Sepkoski's age data: O Llde O Cara-u Sepkoski's reference number: 2]. It is not extant. It is the type genus of Merocrinidae.

It was assigned to Merocrinidae by Ausich (1998); and to Cladida by Sepkoski (2002).

Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1884Merocrinus Walcott
1998Merocrinus Ausich p. 21
2002Merocrinus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
classCrinoideaMiller 1821
subclassPentacrinoideaJaekel 1918
RankNameAuthor
infraclassInadunata(Wachsmuth and Springer 1897)
orderCladida(Moore and Laudon 1943)
infraclassEucladida
superorderCyathoformes
orderDendrocrinida
superfamilyMerocrinaceaMiller 1890
familyMerocrinidaeMiller 1890
genusMerocrinusWalcott 1884

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