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Medusinites

Taxonomy
Medusinites was named by Sprigg (1949) [Sepkoski's age data: V u Sepkoski's reference number: 647]. It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type is Medusinites asteroides.

It was assigned to Cyclozoa by Sepkoski (2002); and to Problematica by Erwin et al. (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1949Medusinites Sprigg p. 90 figs. pl. 3, Fig. 3
2002Medusinites Sepkoski, Jr.
2011Medusinites Erwin et al. pp. SOM 16

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumProblematica
RankNameAuthor
genusMedusinitesSprigg 1949

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