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Desorella

Echinoidea - Desorellidae

Taxonomy
Desorella was named by Cotteau (1855) [Sepkoski's age data: J Oxfo].

It was assigned to Euechinoidea by Wagner and Durham (1966); to Echinoidea by Sepkoski (2002); and to Desorellidae by Barras (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1855Desorella Cotteau p. 713
1966Desorella Wagner and Durham p. U631
2002Desorella Sepkoski, Jr.
2007Desorella Barras p. 156

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
RankNameAuthor
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
infraclassAcroechinoidea()
Carinacea
Irregularia()
Microstomata
familyDesorellidae
genusDesorella

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
C. G. Barras 2007Desorellids with an adjunct to slightly disjunct apical disc. Disjunction is in the anterior portion of the disc. The apical disc is exocyclic and the periproct is marginal.