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Phyllacanthus

Echinoidea - Cidaroida - Cidaridae

Taxonomy
Phyllacanthus was named by Brandt [Sepkoski's age data: J Kimm R Sepkoski's reference number: 577]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Rhabdocidarinae by Fell (1966); to Cidarinae by Donovan (1993); and to Cidaroida by Sepkoski (2002).

Species
Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1966Phyllacanthus Fell p. U330
1993Phyllacanthus Donovan p. 95
2002Phyllacanthus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
RankNameAuthor
classEchinoidea()
subclassCidaroidea(Claus 1880)
orderCidaroida()
superfamilyCidaridea
familyCidaridae
subfamilyCidarinae()
genusPhyllacanthusBrandt

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