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Nucleolites

Echinoidea - Nucleolitidae

Taxonomy
Nucleolites was named by Lamarck (1801) [Sepkoski's age data: J Bajo-u T Eo Sepkoski's reference number: 577]. It is the type genus of Nucleolitidae.

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

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1801Nucleolites Lamarck p. 347
1825Echinobrissus Gray
1936Echinobrissus Maury p. 276
1966Nucleolites Kier p. U501
2002Nucleolites Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Life
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
RankNameAuthor
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
infraclassAcroechinoidea()
Carinacea
Irregularia()
Microstomata
Neognathostomata
familyNucleolitidae
genusNucleolites

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