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Heterocentrotus

Echinoidea - Camarodonta - Echinometridae

Taxonomy
Heterocentrotus was named by Brandt (1835) [Sepkoski's age data: T Plio R]. It is extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1835Heterocentrotus Brandt p. 65
1966Heterocentrotus Fell and Pawson p. U434
2002Heterocentrotus Sepkoski, Jr.

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

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