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Glyptocidaris

Echinoidea - Phymosomatoida - Phymosomatidae

Taxonomy
Glyptocidaris was named by Agassiz (1853) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 942]. It is extant. Its type is Glyptocidaris crenularis.

It was assigned to Phymosomatidae by Fell and Pawson (1966) and Linder et al. (1988); and to Phymosomatoida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1853Glyptocidaris Agassiz
1966Glyptocidaris Fell and Pawson p. U398
1988Glyptocidaris Linder et al. p. 946
2002Glyptocidaris Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
RankNameAuthor
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
infraclassAcroechinoidea()
Carinacea
Calycina(Gregory 1900)
orderPhymosomatoida()
familyPhymosomatidae
genusGlyptocidarisAgassiz 1853

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