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Echinocystites

Echinoidea - Perischoechinoidea - Echinocystitidae

Taxonomy
Echinocystites is a genus. It is not extant. It is the type genus of Echinocystitidae.

It was assigned to Echinocystitidae by Kier (1966); and to Echinocystitoida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1966Echinocystites Kier p. U301
2002Echinocystites Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
orderPerischoechinoidea()
orderEchinocystitoida
familyEchinocystitidaeGregory 1897
genusEchinocystites

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