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Platypygus

Echinoidea - Cassiduloida

Taxonomy
Platipygus was named by de Loriol (1902) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi]. Its type is Platipygus posthumum.

It was corrected as Platypygus by Smith (2001).

It was assigned to Faujasiidae by Chiesa et al. (1995); and to Cassiduloida by Kier (1966), Smith (2001) and Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1902Platipygus de Loriol p. 17
1966Platipygus Kier p. U523
1995Platipygus Chiesa et al. p. 62
2001Platypygus Smith
2002Platipygus Sepkoski, Jr.

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

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