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Plagiobrissus malavassii

Echinoidea - Spatangoida - Brissidae

Taxonomy
Plagiobrissus malavassii was named by Durham (1961). Its type specimen is USNM 563465, a test, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is USGS Loc. 20001 - ridge between Candelaria and Río Ciruelas, which is in a Miocene/Miocene offshore siliciclastic in Costa Rica.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1961Plagiobrissus malavassii Durham p. 487 figs. pl. 67, figs. 1, 3, 10

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
RankNameAuthor
superorderAcroechinoidea()
Carinacea
Irregularia()
Atelostomata
orderSpatangoida
suborderBrissidina
familyBrissidae
genusPlagiobrissus
speciesmalavassii

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