Basic info Taxonomic history Classification Relationships
Morphology Ecology and taphonomy External Literature Search Age range and collections

Gomphechinus

Echinoidea - Stomopneustoida - Stomechinidae

Taxonomy
Gomphechinus was named by Pomel (1883) [Sepkoski's age data: K Maes Sepkoski's reference number: 577].

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1883Gomphechinus Pomel p. 90
1966Gomphechinus Fell and Pawson p. U404
2002Gomphechinus Sepkoski, Jr.

Is something missing? Join the Paleobiology Database and enter the data

RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
RankNameAuthor
classEchinoidea()
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
Echinacea()
orderStomopneustoida
familyStomechinidae()
genusGomphechinus

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