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Anorthopygus

Echinoidea - Holectypoida - Anorthopygidae

Taxonomy
Anorthopygus is a genus. It is not extant. It is the type genus of Anorthopygidae.

It was assigned to Anorthopygidae by Wagner and Durham (1966); and to Holectypoida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1966Anorthopygus Wagner and Durham p. U444
2002Anorthopygus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
RankNameAuthor
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
superorderAcroechinoidea()
Carinacea
Irregularia()
orderHolectypoida
familyAnorthopygidae
genusAnorthopygus

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