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Ovulechinus

Echinoidea - Cassiduloida

Taxonomy
Ovulechinus is a genus. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Cassiduloida by Kier (1966); to Oligopygidae by Wagner and Durham (1966); and to Oligopygoida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1966Ovulechinus Kier p. U523
1966Ovulechinus Wagner and Durham p. U448
2002Ovulechinus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
RankNameAuthor
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
infraclassAcroechinoidea()
Carinacea
Irregularia()
Microstomata
Neognathostomata
orderCassiduloida
genusOvulechinus

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