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Palaechinus

Echinoidea - Palaechinoidea - Palaechinidae

Taxonomy
Palaechinus is a genus. It is not extant. It is the type genus of Palaechinidae.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1966Palaechinus Kier p. U309
2002Palaechinus Sepkoski, Jr.

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

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