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Stomechinus

Echinoidea - Stomopneustoida - Stomechinidae

Taxonomy
Stomechinus was named by Desor (1858) [Sepkoski's age data: J Bajo T Ol-u Sepkoski's reference number: 577]. Its type is Echinus bigranularis. It is the type genus of Stomechiens.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1858Stomechinus Desor p. 124
1966Stomechinus Fell and Pawson p. U403
1988Stomechinus Linder et al. p. 948
2002Stomechinus Sepkoski, Jr.

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

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