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Lovenia

Echinoidea - Spatangoida - Loveniidae

Taxonomy
Lovenia was named by Desor (1847) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-m-u R Sepkoski's reference number: 1242]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Loveniidae by Fischer (1966) and Henderson (1975); and to Spatangoida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1847Lovenia Desor
1915Vasconaster Lambert p. 191
1966Lovenia Fischer p. U613
1966Lovenia (Vasconaster) Fischer p. U613
1975Lovenia Henderson p. 30
2002Lovenia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
RankNameAuthor
infraclassAcroechinoidea()
Carinacea
Irregularia()
Atelostomata
orderSpatangoida
suborderBrissidina
superfamilySpatangidea
familyLoveniidae
genusLoveniaDesor 1847

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