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Brisingida

Asteroidea -

Taxonomy
Brisingina was named by Fisher (1928). It is extant. It was considered monophyletic by Mah and Blake (2012).

It was reranked as the order Brisingida by Blake (1989); it was reranked as the unranked clade Brisingida by Gale (2011) and Mah and Blake (2012).

It was assigned to Forcipulatida by Fisher (1928) and Spencer and Wright (1966); to Forcipulatida by Gale (2011); and to Forcipulatacea by Blake (1989) and Mah and Blake (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1928Brisingina Fisher p. 3
1966Brisingina Spencer and Wright p. U77
1989Brisingida Blake p. 213
2011Brisingida Gale p. 55
2012Brisingida Mah and Blake p. 3

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumAsterozoa
classAsteroidea
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmbuloasteroidea
infraclassNeoasteroidea()
superorderSurculifera
Tripedicellaria
Forcipulatida()
Brisingida()
Brisingida()

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