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Taxon profile

phylum

echinoderms
Echinodermata De Brugière, 1791

kingdom Animalia - animals »  subdivisio Deuterostomia - deuterostomes

Temporal range:Cambrian > Lower Cambrian – recent

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Images

Pearsonothuria graeffei - Leopard Sea Cucumber

Pearsonothuria graeffei - Leopard Sea Cucumber

Author: Adam Slavický

Echinaster sepositus - Mediterranean Red Sea Star

Echinaster sepositus - Mediterranean Red Sea Star

Author: Zdeněk Sýkora
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Included taxa

Number of records: 11

subphylum Asterozoa
subphylum Blastozoa Sprinkle, 1973
subphylum Crinozoa Matsumoto, 1929
subphylum Echinozoa

Fossil taxa

subphylum Homalozoa Whitehouse, 1941 - carpoids
order Vetulocystida Shu, Conway Morris, Han, Zhang & Liu, 2004 inc.sed.
family Helicocystitidae Smith & Zamora, 2013 inc.sed.
genus Bolboporites Pander, 1830 inq.
genus Ctenoimbricata Zamora, Rahman & Smith, 2012 inc.sed.
Cambrian
genus Oryctoconus Colchen & Ubaghs, 1970 inc.sed.
genus Yanjiahella Guo, Li, Han, Ou, Zhou & Zheng, 2012
Cambrian

Links and literature


Data source info

Macek J. (2001): Svět zvířat XI - Bezobratlí, Albatros, 171 pp.

Motyčka V., Roller Z. (2001): Svět zvířat X - Bezobratlí, Albatros, 172 pp.

Sedlák E. (2000): Zoologie bezobratlých, MU, PřF, Brno

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Explanations

extinct taxon

inc.sed. incertae sedis - uncertain placement within this taxon

inq. nomen inquirendum - doubtful identity, needs further investigation