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Melocrinitacea

Crinoidea - Monobathrida

Taxonomy
Melocrinitacea was named by d'Orbigny (1852). It is not extant.

It was assigned to Glyptocrinina by Ausich (1998) and Ausich and Copper (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1852Melocrinitacea d'Orbigny
1998Melocrinitacea Ausich p. 25
2010Melocrinitacea Ausich and Copper p. 28

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumCrinozoaMatsumoto 1929
RankNameAuthor
classCrinoideaMiller 1821
subclassCamerataWachsmuth and Springer 1885
infraclassEucamerataCole 2017
orderMonobathridaMoore and Laudon 1943
suborderGlyptocrininaMoore 1952
superfamilyMelocrinitacead'Orbigny 1852
superfamilyMelocrinitacead'Orbigny 1852

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