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Scutella (Echinarachnius)

Echinoidea - Clypeasteroida - Echinarachniidae

Taxonomy
Echinarachnius was named by Gray (1825) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-m R]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Scutella (Echinarachnius) by Clark (1909); it was corrected as Echinarachinus by Wagner (1974).

It was assigned to Echinoidea by Pack (1909); to Scutella by Clark (1909); to Scutellidae by Grant and Hertlein (1938); to Scutellidae by Clark and Twitchell (1915) and Cooke (1942); to Echinarachniidae by Durham (1966) and Wagner (1974); and to Clypeasteroida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1825Echinarachnius Gray p. 428
1909Scutella (Echinarachnius) Clark p. 140
1909Echinarachinus Pack p. 281
1915Echinarachnius Clark and Twitchell p. 195
1938Echinarachnius Grant and Hertlein p. 56
1942Echinarachnius Cooke p. 16
1966Echinarachnius Durham p. U481
1974Echinarachinus Wagner p. 109
2002Echinarachnius Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
superorderAcroechinoidea()
RankNameAuthor
Carinacea
Irregularia()
Microstomata
Neognathostomata
orderClypeasteroida
suborderScutellina()
infraorderScutelliformes
familyEchinarachniidae
subgenusScutella (Echinarachnius)()
subgenusEchinarachnius()

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