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Moira (Moiropsis)

Echinoidea - Spatangoida - Schizasteridae

Taxonomy
Moiropsis was named as a genus. It is extant.

It was reranked as Moira (Moiropsis) by Fischer (1966).

It was assigned to Moira by Fischer (1966); and to Spatangoida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1966Moira (Moiropsis) Fischer p. U575
2002Moiropsis 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()
genusMoiraAgassiz 1872
subgenusMoiropsis

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