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Disaster (Nucleolites)

Echinoidea - Disasteridae

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 reranked as Disaster (Nucleolites) by Quenstedt (1852).

It was assigned to Disaster by Quenstedt (1852); to Nucleolitidae by Kier (1966); and to Cassiduloida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1801Nucleolites Lamarck p. 347
1825Echinobrissus Gray
1852Disaster (Nucleolites) Quenstedt
1936Echinobrissus Maury p. 276
1963Echinobrissus Jesionek-Szymanska p. 336
1966Nucleolites Kier p. U501
1971Echinobrissus Poretskaya p. 6
2002Nucleolites Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
Life
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
RankNameAuthor
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
superorderAcroechinoidea()
Carinacea
Irregularia()
Atelostomata
familyDisasteridae
genusDisaster
subgenusNucleolites()

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