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Linthia

Echinoidea - Spatangoida - Schizasteridae

Taxonomy
Linthia was named by Desor (1853) [Sepkoski's age data: K Ceno T Plio Sepkoski's reference number: 343,956].

It was reranked as Schizaster (Linthia) by Cooke (1942).

It was assigned to Schizaster by Cooke (1942); to Schizasteridae by Cooke (1959), Fischer (1966) and Smith (1995); and to Spatangoida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1853Linthia Desor p. 278
1942Schizaster (Linthia) Cooke p. 42
1959Linthia Cooke p. 69
1966Linthia Fischer p. U576
1995Linthia Smith p. 236
2002Linthia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
RankNameAuthor
superorderAcroechinoidea()
Carinacea
Irregularia()
Atelostomata
orderSpatangoida
suborderPaleopneustina
familySchizasteridae()
genusLinthiaDesor 1853

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