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Echinometra

Echinoidea - Camarodonta - Echinometridae

Taxonomy
Echinometra was named by Gray (1825) [Sepkoski's age data: T Ol-u R Sepkoski's reference number: 1066]. It is extant. Its type is Echinus lucunter. It is the type genus of Echinometradae.

It was assigned to Echinoida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Echinometridae by Fell and Pawson (1966) and Donovan et al. (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1825Echinometra Gray p. 426
1966Echinometra Fell and Pawson p. U433
2002Echinometra Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Echinometra Donovan et al. p. 104

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
RankNameAuthor
classEchinoidea()
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
Echinacea()
orderCamarodonta
infraorderOdontophora
familyEchinometridae()
genusEchinometra

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