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Conoclypus

Echinoidea - Clypeasteroida - Conoclypeidae

Taxonomy
Conoclypus was named by Agassiz (1839) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-l T Mi-m Sepkoski's reference number: 956]. It is the type genus of Conoclypidae.

It was assigned to Conoclypidae by Wagner and Durham (1966); and to Cassiduloida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1839Conoclypus Agassiz p. 61
1966Conoclypus Wagner and Durham p. U447
2002Conoclypus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
RankNameAuthor
superorderAcroechinoidea()
Carinacea
Irregularia()
Microstomata
Neognathostomata
orderClypeasteroida
familyConoclypeidae()
genusConoclypus

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