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Mattsechinus

Echinoidea - Echinoneoida

Taxonomy
Mattsechinus is a genus. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1966Mattsechinus Wagner and Durham p. U447
2002Mattsechinus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
RankNameAuthor
classEchinoidea()
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
infraclassAcroechinoidea()
Carinacea
Irregularia()
orderEchinoneoida()
genusMattsechinus

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