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  1. A taxonomic subclass within the class Crinoidea — the surviving crinoids, including feather stars and sea lilies.
  2. A taxonomic suborder within the order Cyclostomatida — certain Bryozoa.
  3. (dated) A taxonomic division within the subphylum Brachiopoda — all groups with articulating hinges, approximately the same as the phylum Rhynchonelliformea.
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    1. (sensu strictu) A group containing Annelida, Pentastomida, Tardigrada, Onychophora, Arthropoda
    2. (sensu latu) The sensu strictu group plus Mollusca, Sipuncula, Chaetognatha, Pogonophora.


  • (surviving crinoids): Bourgueticrinida, Comatulida - orders
  • (order of Cyclostomatida): Crisiidae, Crisuliporidae - families
  • (Rhynchonelliformea): Paleotremata, Orthida, Terebratulida, Pentamerida, Rhynconellida, Strophomenida, Spiriferida - orders

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