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Cidarites (Diadema)

Echinoidea -

Taxonomy
Diadema was named as a genus. It is extant. It is the type genus of Diadematidae.

It was reranked as Cidarites (Diadema) by von Hagenow (1840).

It was assigned to Cidarites by von Hagenow (1840); to Diadematidae by Fell (1966); and to Diadematoida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1840Cidarites (Diadema) von Hagenow
1966Diadema Fell p. U350
2002Diadema Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
RankNameAuthor
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
genusCidaritesLamarck 1816
subgenusDiadema

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