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Cottaldia

Echinoidea -

Taxonomy
Cottaldia was named by Desor (1856) [Sepkoski's age data: K Apti K Ceno-u Sepkoski's reference number: 1043].

It was assigned to Arbaciidae by Fell and Pawson (1966); and to Phymosomatoida by Smith (1991) and Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1856Cottaldia Desor
1966Cottaldia Fell and Pawson p. U411
1991Cottaldia Smith p. 34
2002Cottaldia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
RankNameAuthor
classEchinoidea()
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
superorderAcroechinoidea()
Carinacea
Calycina(Gregory 1900)
suborderPhymosomatoida()
genusCottaldiaDesor 1856

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