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Acrosalenia

Echinoidea - Salenioida - Acrosaleniidae

Taxonomy
Acrosalenia was named by Agassiz (1840) [Sepkoski's age data: J Aale K Vala Sepkoski's reference number: 934]. It is the type genus of Acrosaleniidae.

It was assigned to Acrosaleniidae by Fell and Pawson (1966); and to Salenioida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1840Acrosalenia Agassiz p. 38
1966Acrosalenia Fell and Pawson p. U375
2002Acrosalenia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
RankNameAuthor
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
infraclassAcroechinoidea()
Carinacea
Calycina(Gregory 1900)
orderSalenioida()
familyAcrosaleniidae
genusAcrosalenia

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