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Echinarachnius

Echinoidea - Clypeasteroida - Echinarachniidae

Taxonomy
Echinarachnius was named by Gray (1825) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-m R]. It is extant. It is the type genus of Echinarachniidae.

It was reranked as Scutella (Echinarachnius) by Clark (1909).

It was assigned to Echinoidea by Pack (1909); to Scutella by Clark (1909); to Echinarachniidae by Durham (1966); and to Clypeasteroida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1825Echinarachnius Gray p. 428
1909Scutella (Echinarachnius) Clark p. 140
1909Echinarachinus Pack p. 281
1966Echinarachnius Durham p. U481
2002Echinarachnius Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
Life
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
RankNameAuthor
superorderAcroechinoidea()
Carinacea
Irregularia()
Microstomata
Neognathostomata
orderClypeasteroida
suborderScutellina()
infraorderScutelliformes
familyEchinarachniidae
genusEchinarachnius

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