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Kierechinus

Echinoidea - Diadematoida - Diadematidae

Taxonomy
Kierechinus was named by Philip (1963) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-l]. It is not extant. Its type is Pedinopsis melo.

It was assigned to Diadematidae by Philip (1963) and Fell (1966); and to Diadematoida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1963Kierechinus Philip p. 1104
1966Kierechinus Fell p. U352
2002Kierechinus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
RankNameAuthor
classEchinoidea()
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
superorderAcroechinoidea()
orderDiadematoida
familyDiadematidae
genusKierechinus

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