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Neocatopygus

Echinoidea - Cassiduloida - Neolampadidae

Taxonomy
Neocatopygus is a genus. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1966Neocatopygus Kier p. U518
2002Neocatopygus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
infraclassAcroechinoidea()
RankNameAuthor
Carinacea
Irregularia()
Microstomata
Neognathostomata
orderCassiduloida
suborderNeolampadina
familyNeolampadidae
familyPliolampadidae
genusNeocatopygus

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