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Microcaracrinus

Crinoidea - Pachylocrinidae

Taxonomy
Microcaracrinus was named by Strimple and Watkins (1969) [Sepkoski's age data: C Mosc-l P Sakm]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Pachylocrinidae by Pabian and Strimple (1974); and to Cladida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1969Microcaracrinus Strimple and Watkins
1974Microcaracrinus Pabian and Strimple p. 306
2002Microcaracrinus Sepkoski, Jr.

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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
superfamilyApographiocrinoideaMoore and Laudon 1943
familyPachylocrinidae
genusMicrocaracrinusStrimple and Watkins 1969

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