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Echinopsis

Echinoidea - Orthopsidae

Taxonomy
Echinopsis was named by Agassiz (1840) [Sepkoski's age data: K u T Ol-u Sepkoski's reference number: 577,956].

It was assigned to Orthopsidae by Cooke (1959); to Glyphocyphidae by Fell and Pawson (1966); and to Temnopleuroida by Sepkoski (2002) and Smith (2009).

Species
Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1840Echinopsis Agassiz p. 18
1959Echinopsis Cooke p. 14
1966Echinopsis Fell and Pawson p. U416
2002Echinopsis Sepkoski, Jr.
2009Echinopsis Smith

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
RankNameAuthor
classEchinoidea()
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
superorderAcroechinoidea()
Carinacea
familyOrthopsidae()
genusEchinopsisAgassiz 1840

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