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Plesiocidaris

Echinoidea - Hemicidaridae

Taxonomy
Plesiocidaris was named by Pomel (1883) [Sepkoski's age data: J l J Kimm Sepkoski's reference number: 2].

It was assigned to Hemicidaridae by Fell and Pawson (1966); and to Hemicidaroida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1883Plesiocidaris Pomel p. 95
1966Plesiocidaris Fell and Pawson p. U384
2002Plesiocidaris Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
RankNameAuthor
classEchinoidea()
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
infraclassAcroechinoidea()
Carinacea
familyHemicidaridae
genusPlesiocidaris

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