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Protoscutella

Echinoidea - Clypeasteroida - Protoscutellidae

Taxonomy
Protoscutella was named by Stefanini (1924) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-m T Eo-u].

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

Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1924Protoscutella Stefanini p. 843
1966Protoscutella Durham p. U477
2002Protoscutella 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
familyProtoscutellidae
genusProtoscutella

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