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Flexibilia

Crinoidea -

Taxonomy
Flexibilia was named by Zittel (1895). It was considered monophyletic by Wright et al. (2017).

It was reranked as the superorder Flexibilia by Wright et al. (2017) and Mao et al. (2018).

It was assigned to Crinoidea by Ausich (1998), Webster et al. (1999) and Webster et al. (2009); to Cladida by Wright et al. (2017); and to Cladida by Mao et al. (2018).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1895Flexibilia Zittel
1998Flexibilia Ausich p. 17
1999Flexibilia Webster et al. p. 475
2009Flexibilia Webster et al. p. 248
2017Flexibilia Wright et al.
2018Flexibilia Mao et al. p. 1076

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
classCrinoideaMiller 1821
subclassPentacrinoideaJaekel 1918
subclassInadunata(Wachsmuth and Springer 1897)
Cladida(Moore and Laudon 1943)
superorderFlexibilia(Zittel 1895)
superorderFlexibilia(Zittel 1895)

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