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Spheniscocrinus

Crinoidea - Cladida - Ampelocrinidae

Taxonomy
Spheniscocrinus was named by Wanner (1937) [Sepkoski's age data: P Leon P Guad-u]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Ampelocrinidae by Webster and Jell (1992); and to Cladida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1937Spheniscocrinus Wanner
1992Spheniscocrinus Webster and Jell p. 339
2002Spheniscocrinus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
classCrinoideaMiller 1821
RankNameAuthor
subclassPentacrinoideaJaekel 1918
infraclassInadunata(Wachsmuth and Springer 1897)
orderCladida(Moore and Laudon 1943)
orderAmpelocrinida
familyAmpelocrinidaeKirk 1942
genusSpheniscocrinusWanner 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.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available