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Pourtalesia

Echinoidea - Holasteroida - Pourtalesiidae

Taxonomy
Pourtalesia is a genus. It is extant. It is the type genus of Pourtalesiidae.

It was assigned to Pourtalesiidae by Wagner and Durham (1966); and to Holasteroida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1966Pourtalesia Wagner and Durham p. U537
2002Pourtalesia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
RankNameAuthor
superorderAcroechinoidea()
Carinacea
Irregularia()
Atelostomata
orderHolasteroida
infraorderUrechinina
familyPourtalesiidae
genusPourtalesia

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