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Democrinus

Crinoidea - Cladida - Bathycrinidae

Taxonomy
Democrinus was named by Perrier (1883) [Sepkoski's age data: K Maes-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 864]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Bathycrinidae by Donovan (1994); and to Bourgueticrinida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1883Democrinus Perrier
1994Democrinus Donovan p. 196
2002Democrinus 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)
suborderEucladida
infraorderArticulata(Zittel 1879)
orderIsocrinidaSieverts-Doreck 1952
suborderBourgueticrinina
familyBathycrinidaeBather 1899
genusDemocrinusPerrier 1883

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