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Taxocrinus

Crinoidea - Cladida - Taxocrinidae

Discussion

Phillips, in Morris, 1843

Taxonomy
Taxocrinus was named by Phillips (1843) [Sepkoski's age data: D Eife C Serp-l]. It is not extant. It is the type genus of Taxocrinidae.

It was assigned to Taxocrinidae by Ausich (1998) and Webster et al. (1999); and to Taxocrinida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1843Taxocrinus Phillips
1998Taxocrinus Ausich p. 23
1999Taxocrinus Webster et al. p. 475
2002Taxocrinus 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)
superorderFlexibilia(Zittel 1895)
orderTaxocrinidaSpringer 1913
superfamilyTaxocrinaceaAngelin 1878
familyTaxocrinidaeAngelin 1878
genusTaxocrinusPhillips 1843

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