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Hupea

Echinoidea - Clypeasteroida - Laganidae

Taxonomy
Hupea was named by Pomel (1883) [Sepkoski's age data: T Plio R]. It is extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1883Hupea Pomel p. 69
1966Hupea Durham p. U472
2002Hupea 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()
infraorderLaganiformes
familyLaganidae()
genusHupea

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