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Heterodiadema

Echinoidea - Pseudodiadematidae

Taxonomy
Heterodiadema was named by Cotteau (1864) [Sepkoski's age data: K Ceno K Camp]. It is the type genus of Heterodiadematidae.

It was assigned to Hemicidaridae by Fell and Pawson (1966); to Heterodiadematidae by Smith (1995); to Hemicidaroida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Pseudodiadematidae by Berndt (2003).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1864Heterodiadema Cotteau
1966Heterodiadema Fell and Pawson p. U384
1995Heterodiadema Smith p. 133
2002Heterodiadema Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Heterodiadema Berndt p. 78

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
RankNameAuthor
classEchinoidea()
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
superorderAcroechinoidea()
Carinacea
familyPseudodiadematidae
genusHeterodiademaCotteau 1864

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