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Acropeltis

Echinoidea - Arbacioida - Arbaciidae

Taxonomy
Acropeltis is a genus. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Arbaciidae by Fell and Pawson (1966); and to Phymosomatoida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1966Acropeltis Fell and Pawson p. U409
2002Acropeltis Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
RankNameAuthor
classEchinoidea()
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
Echinacea()
orderArbacioida()
familyArbaciidae()
genusAcropeltis

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