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Echinus

Echinoidea - Camarodonta - Echinidae

Taxonomy
Echinus was named by Linnaeus (1758) [Sepkoski's age data: T Plio R]. It is extant. It is the type genus of Echinidae.

It was assigned to Echinidae by Fell and Pawson (1966); and to Echinoida by Sepkoski (2002).

Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Echinus Linnaeus p. 663
1966Echinus Fell and Pawson p. U431
2002Echinus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
RankNameAuthor
classEchinoidea()
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
Echinacea()
orderCamarodonta
infraorderEchinidea
familyEchinidae
genusEchinus

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