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Goniopygus

Echinoidea - Arbacioida - Arbaciidae

Taxonomy
Goniopygus was named by Agassiz (1838) [Sepkoski's age data: J Tith-u T Eo-u Sepkoski's reference number: 942]. It is the type genus of Goniopygidae.

It was assigned to Arbacioida by Donovan (1993); to Goniopygidae by Smith (1995); to Phymosomatoida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Arbaciidae by Fell and Pawson (1966), Geys (1981) and Berndt (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1838Goniopygus Agassiz
1966Goniopygus Fell and Pawson p. U411
1981Goniopygus Geys p. 262
1993Goniopygus Donovan p. 97
1995Goniopygus Smith p. 142
2002Goniopygus Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Goniopygus Berndt p. 81

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
RankNameAuthor
classEchinoidea()
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
Echinacea()
orderArbacioida()
familyArbaciidae()
genusGoniopygusAgassiz 1838

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