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Clypeus

Echinoidea - Clypeidae

Taxonomy
Clypeus was named by Leske (1778) [Sepkoski's age data: J Bajo J Kimm]. It is the type genus of Clypeidae.

It was assigned to Clypeidae by Kier (1966); and to Cassiduloida by Sepkoski (2002).

Species
Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1778Clypeus Leske p. 93
1966Clypeus Kier p. U499
2002Clypeus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
Life
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
RankNameAuthor
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
superorderAcroechinoidea()
Carinacea
Irregularia()
Microstomata
Neognathostomata
familyClypeidae
genusClypeus

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