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Histocidaridae

Echinoidea - Cidaroida - Histocidaridae

Taxonomy
Histocidarina was named by Mortensen (1928). It is extant. Its type is Histocidaris. It is the type unranked clade of Histocidaridea.

It was reranked as the subfamily Histocidarinae by Fell (1966) and Grawe-Baumeister et al. (2000); it was reranked as the family Histocidaridae by Smith (2009) and Kroh and Smith (2010).

It was assigned to Stereocidarinae by Mortensen (1928); to Cidaridae by Fell (1966); to Rhabdocidaridae by Grawe-Baumeister et al. (2000); to Cidaroida by Smith (2009); and to Histocidaridea by Kroh and Smith (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1928Histocidarina Mortensen p. 69
1966Histocidarinae Fell p. U321
2000Histocidarinae Grawe-Baumeister et al. p. 6
2009Histocidaridae Smith
2010Histocidaridae Kroh and Smith p. 169

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
RankNameAuthor
classEchinoidea()
subclassCidaroidea(Claus 1880)
orderCidaroida()
superfamilyHistocidaridea
familyHistocidaridae()
familyHistocidaridae()

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