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Heterocidaris

Echinoidea - Heterocidaridae

Taxonomy
Heterocidaris is a genus. It is not extant. It is the type genus of Heterocidaridae.

It was assigned to Heterocidaridae by Fell (1966); and to Echinoidea by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1966Heterocidaris Fell p. U366
2002Heterocidaris Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Life
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
superorderDiadematacea
familyHeterocidaridae
genusHeterocidaris

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