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Pygopistes

Echinoidea - Nucleolitidae

Taxonomy
Pygopistes was named by Pomel [Sepkoski's age data: K Ceno].

It was assigned to Nucleolitidae by Kier (1966) and Donovan (1993); and to Cassiduloida by Sepkoski (2002).

Species
Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1966Pygopistes Kier p. U506
1993Pygopistes Donovan p. 99
2002Pygopistes Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
RankNameAuthor
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
superorderAcroechinoidea()
Carinacea
Irregularia()
Microstomata
Neognathostomata
familyNucleolitidae
genusPygopistesPomel

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