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Houscolex

Palaeoscolecida - Cricocosmida - Cricocosmiidae

Taxonomy
Houscolex is a genus. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Palaeoscolecida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Cricocosmiidae by Han et al. (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2002Houscolex Sepkoski, Jr.
2007Houscolex Han et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
RankNameAuthor
classPalaeoscolecidaConway-Morris and Robison 1986
orderCricocosmida
familyCricocosmiidae
genusHouscolex

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