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Dendrocrinida - Pirasocrinidae

Plaxocrinus was named by Moore and Plummer (1937) [Sepkoski's age data: C Bash P Wc]. It is not extant. Its type is Plaxocrinus crassidiscus.

It was assigned to Cladida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Pirasocrinidae by Pabian and Rushlau (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1937Plaxocrinus Moore and Plummer
2002Plaxocrinus Pabian and Rushlau
2002Plaxocrinus Sepkoski, Jr.

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superfamilyPirasocrinoideaMoore and Laudon 1943
familyPirasocrinidaeMoore and Laudon 1943
genusPlaxocrinusMoore and Plummer 1937

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.

No diagnoses are available