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Psammechinus

Echinoidea - Camarodonta - Echinidae

Taxonomy
Psammechinus is a genus. It is extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1966Psammechinus Fell and Pawson p. U433
2002Psammechinus Sepkoski, Jr.

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

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