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Kina

Echinoidea - Spatangoida - Schizasteridae

Taxonomy
Kina was named by Henderson (1975) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-u T Ol-u Sepkoski's reference number: 1242]. Its type is Kina gracilis.

It was assigned to Schizasteridae by Henderson (1975); and to Spatangoida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1975Kina Henderson p. 28
2002Kina Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
RankNameAuthor
infraclassAcroechinoidea()
Carinacea
Irregularia()
Atelostomata
orderSpatangoida
suborderPaleopneustina
familySchizasteridae()
genusKina

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