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Echinodiscus

Echinoidea - Clypeasteroida - Astriclypeidae

Taxonomy
Echinodiscus was named by Leske (1778) [Sepkoski's age data: T Ol-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 1066]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Astriclypeidae by Durham (1966); and to Clypeasteroida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1778Echinodiscus Leske p. 195
1966Echinodiscus Durham p. U489
2002Echinodiscus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
infraclassAcroechinoidea()
RankNameAuthor
Carinacea
Irregularia()
Microstomata
Neognathostomata
orderClypeasteroida
suborderScutellina()
infraorderScutelliformes
familyAstriclypeidae
genusEchinodiscus

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