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Vadarocrinus

Crinoidea - Cyathocrinida - Petalocrinidae

Taxonomy
Vadarocrinus was named by Prokop (1983) [Sepkoski's age data: D Sieg-u]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Cladida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Petalocrinidae by Mao et al. (2015).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1983Vadarocrinus Prokop
2002Vadarocrinus Sepkoski, Jr.
2015Vadarocrinus Mao et al.

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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
orderCyathocrinida(Bather 1899)
superfamilyGasterocomaceaRoemer 1854
familyPetalocrinidaeWeller and Davidson 1896
genusVadarocrinusProkop 1983

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
Y. Y. Mao et al. 2015 Broad and smooth articular facets, fused brachials subtriangular and
expanding distally, number of distal ambulacra unknown, adjacent arms not in lateral
contact, ambulacral