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Rhopostoma

Echinoidea - Echinoneoida - Echinoneidae

Taxonomy
Rhopostoma was named by Cooke (1959) [Sepkoski's age data: T Dani T Eo-l].

It was assigned to Echinoneidae by Cooke (1959); and to Holectypoida by Wagner and Durham (1966) and Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1959Rhopostoma Cooke p. 26
1966Rhopostoma Wagner and Durham p. U450
2002Rhopostoma Sepkoski, Jr.

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

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