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Pleiocyphus

Echinoidea - Arbacioida - Arbaciidae

Taxonomy
Pleiocyphus was named by Pomel (1883) [Sepkoski's age data: J Call].

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1883Pleiocyphus Pomel p. 82
1966Pleiocyphus Fell and Pawson p. U413
2002Pleiocyphus Sepkoski, Jr.

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

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