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Pygurus (Mepygurus)

Echinoidea - Clypeidae

Taxonomy
Mepygurus was named by Pomel (1883) [Sepkoski's age data: J Call Sepkoski's reference number: 342].

It was reranked as Pygurus (Mepygurus) by Kier (1966).

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

Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1883Mepygurus Pomel p. 65
1966Pygurus (Mepygurus) Kier p. U499
2002Mepygurus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
RankNameAuthor
infraclassAcroechinoidea()
Carinacea
Irregularia()
Microstomata
Neognathostomata
familyClypeidae
genusPygurus
subgenusMepygurus()

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