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Taphraster

Echinoidea - Holasteroida - Holasteridae

Taxonomy
Taphraster was named by Pomel (1883) [Sepkoski's age data: K Nc].

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1883Taphraster Pomel p. 46
1966Taphraster Wagner and Durham p. U533
2002Taphraster Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
RankNameAuthor
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
infraclassAcroechinoidea()
Carinacea
Irregularia()
Atelostomata
orderHolasteroida
familyHolasteridae
genusTaphraster

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