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Meekechinus

Echinoidea - Echinocystitoida - Lepidesthidae

Taxonomy
Meekechinus was named by Jackson (1912) [Sepkoski's age data: P u]. Its type is Meekechinus elegans.

It was assigned to Lepidesthidae by Kier (1966) and Boczarowski (2001); and to Echinocystitoida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1912Meekechinus Jackson p. 442
1966Meekechinus Kier p. U304
2001Meekechinus Boczarowski p. 86
2002Meekechinus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
subclassPerischoechinoidea()
orderEchinocystitoida
familyLepidesthidaeJackson 1896
genusMeekechinus

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