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Lovenechinus

Echinoidea - Palaechinoidea - Palaechinidae

Taxonomy
Lovenechinus was named by Jackson (1912) [Sepkoski's age data: C Tour Sepkoski's reference number: 956].

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1912Lovenechinus Jackson p. 324
1966Lovenechinus Kier p. U309
2002Lovenechinus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
RankNameAuthor
classEchinoidea()
subclassPerischoechinoidea()
superorderEognathostomataSmith 1984
orderPalaechinoidea()
familyPalaechinidae
genusLovenechinus

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