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Albertechinus

Echinoidea - Lepidocentridae

Taxonomy
Albertechinus was named by Stearn (1956) [Sepkoski's age data: D u Sepkoski's reference number: 956]. It is not extant. Its type is Albertechinus montanus.

It was assigned to Lepidocentridae by Stearn (1956), Kier (1966) and Boczarowski (2001); and to Echinocystitoida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1956Albertechinus Stearn p. 741
1966Albertechinus Kier p. U304
2001Albertechinus Boczarowski p. 87
2002Albertechinus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
subclassPerischoechinoidea()
familyLepidocentridaeLovén 1874
genusAlbertechinus

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