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Pelanechinus

Echinoidea - Echinothurioida - Pelanechinidae

Taxonomy
Pelanechinus is a genus. It is not extant. Its type is Hemipedina corallina. It is the type genus of Pelanechinidae.

It was assigned to Pelanechininae by Fell (1966); to Echinothurioida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Pelanechinidae by Smith (2015).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1966Pelanechinus Fell p. U349
2002Pelanechinus Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Pelanodiadema Sepkoski, Jr.
2015Pelanechinus Smith p. 36

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
orderEchinothurioida()
familyPelanechinidae
genusPelanechinus

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