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Bothriocidaris

Echinoidea - Bothriocidaroida - Bothriocidaridae

Taxonomy
Bothriocidaris was named by d'Eichwald (1859) [Sepkoski's age data: O Cara-l O Ashg-m Sepkoski's reference number: 239,1066]. It is the type genus of Bothriocidaridae.

It was assigned to Bothriocidaridae by Kier (1966); and to Bothriocidaroida by Sepkoski (2002).

Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1859Bothriocidaris d'Eichwald
1966Bothriocidaris Kier p. U301
2002Bothriocidaris Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
subclassPerischoechinoidea()
orderBothriocidaroida
familyBothriocidaridaeKelm 1904
genusBothriocidaris

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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available