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Molpadiidae

Holothuroidea - Molpadiida - Molpadiidae

Taxonomy
Molpadiidae was named by Müller (1850) [m. kosnik taxon no: 10542]. It is extant. It was considered monophyletic by Kerr and Kim (2001).

It was assigned to Holothuroidea by Müller (1850) and Rowe and Gates (1995); and to Molpadiida by Pawson (1966), Gilliland (1993) and Kerr and Kim (2001).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1850Molpadiidae Müller
1966Molpadiidae Pawson p. U645
1993Molpadiidae Gilliland p. 136
1995Molpadiidae Rowe and Gates p. 308
2001Molpadiidae Kerr and Kim p. 78

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
RankNameAuthor
phylumEchinodermata
classHolothuroidea()
orderMolpadiida
familyMolpadiidae
familyMolpadiidae

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