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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcroechinoidea 
AphiaID: 510514

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinozoa (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinoidea (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuechinoidea (Subclass)
Authority Smith, 1981
Status accepted
Rank Infraclass
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuechinoidea
Source  basis of record Kroh, A. & Smith, A.B. (2010): The phylogeny and classification of post-Palaeozoic echinoids. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, 8/2: 147-212., available online at http://www.informaworld.com/openurl?genre=article&issn=1477-2019&volume=8&issue=2&spage=147
page(s): 170 [details]

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taxa (7)

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 Order Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAspidodiadematoida
Order Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiadematoida
Order Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicropygoida
Order Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPedinoida
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPelanechinidae Groom, 1887 †

Superorder Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiadematacea (unaccepted, paraphyletic)
Order Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLatistellata (unaccepted, paraphyletic)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent + fossil
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClassification Although represented here as sister groups, Acroechinoidea, Carinacea and Irregularia actually form a set of nested clades (see image below). Due to the limitations of WoRMS this cannot be reflected in the database at present. [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Phylogenetic tree of high-ranking taxa in echinoids (simplyfied)
Phylogenetic tree of h...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:510514
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2010-08-31 07:25:31Z  created  Kroh, Andreas
2011-02-13 21:48:11Z  changed  Kroh, Andreas
  
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  Citation: Kroh, A. (2014). Acroechinoidea. In: Kroh, A. & Mooi, R. (2014) World Echinoidea Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=510514 on 2014-09-23
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