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Goniocidaris

Echinoidea - Cidaroidea

Taxonomy
Goniocidaris was named by Desor, in Agassiz & Desor (1846) [Sepkoski's age data: K Camp R]. It is extant. It is the type genus of Goniocidarina.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1846Goniocidaris Desor, in Agassiz & Desor p. 337
1966Goniocidaris Fell p. U325
2002Goniocidaris Sepkoski, Jr.
2009Goniocidaris Smith

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
RankNameAuthor
classEchinoidea()
orderCidaroidea(Claus 1880)
orderCidaroida()
superfamilyCidaridea
subfamilyGoniocidarinae()
genusGoniocidarisDesor, in Agassiz & Desor 1846

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