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Echinoidea taxon details

Paleopneustidae A. Agassiz, 1904

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Palaeopneustidae Mortensen, 1950 · unaccepted (unjustified emendation)
Genus Palaeopneustes accepted as Paleopneustes A. Agassiz, 1873 (incorrect original spelling (ICZN 4th ed., Art. 32.2.3., unjustified emendation))
Genus Paleopneustes A. Agassiz, 1873
Genus Peripatagus Koehler, 1895
Genus Plesiozonus de Meijere, 1903
Genus Prosostoma Pomel, 1883 † accepted as Paleopneustes A. Agassiz, 1873 (subjective junior synonym)
Genus Pseudabatus Koehler, 1911 accepted as Abatus (Pseudabatus) Koehler, 1911 (Pseudabatus accepted at subgeneric rank)
Genus Pseudasterostoma Duncan, 1889 † accepted as Prosostoma Pomel, 1883 † accepted as Paleopneustes A. Agassiz, 1873 (objective junior synonym of Prosostoma Pomel, 1883)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Not documented
Kroh, A.; Mooi, R. (2021). World Echinoidea Database. Paleopneustidae A. Agassiz, 1904. Accessed at: on 2022-08-07
2010-08-31 07:25:31Z
2011-06-23 07:43:04Z

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
page(s): 173 [details]   

identification resource Smith, A.B. 2013. Key to genera of Paleopneustidae. In: Smith, A.B. & Kroh, A. (editors) The Echinoid Directory. World Wide Web electronic publication., available online at [details]   
Japanese ヘイケブンブク科 [from synonym]  [details]

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