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Austrocidaris

Echinoidea - Cidaroida

Taxonomy
Austrocidaris was named by Clark (1907) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi R Sepkoski's reference number: 956]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Ctenocidarinae by Fell (1966); to Cidaroida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Goniocidarinae by Smith (2009).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1907Austrocidaris Clark p. 212
1966Austrocidaris Fell p. U323
2002Austrocidaris Sepkoski, Jr.
2009Austrocidaris Smith

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
RankNameAuthor
classEchinoidea()
subclassCidaroidea(Claus 1880)
orderCidaroida()
superfamilyCidarideaGray 1825
subfamilyGoniocidarinae()
genusAustrocidarisClark 1907

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