Basic info Taxonomic history Classification Relationships
Morphology Ecology and taphonomy External Literature Search Age range and collections

Abertella

Echinoidea - Clypeasteroida - Abertellidae

Taxonomy
Abertella was named by Durham (1953) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-l T Mi-m]. It is the type genus of Abertellidae.

It was assigned to Clypeasteroida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Abertellidae by Durham (1955), Durham (1966) and Smith (2009).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1953Abertella Durham p. 350
1955Abertella Durham p. 177
1966Abertella Durham p. U489
2002Abertella Sepkoski, Jr.
2009Abertella Smith

Is something missing? Join the Paleobiology Database and enter the data

RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
superorderAcroechinoidea()
RankNameAuthor
Carinacea
Irregularia()
Microstomata
Neognathostomata
orderClypeasteroida
suborderScutellina()
infraorderScutelliformes
familyAbertellidae
genusAbertellaDurham 1953

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