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Micropyga

Echinoidea - Micropygoida - Micropygidae

Taxonomy
Micropyga was named by Agassiz (1879). It is extant. It is the type genus of Micropygidae.

It was assigned to Micropygidae by Mortensen (1904) and Philip (1963).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1879Micropyga Agassiz
1904Micropyga Mortensen p. 45
1963Micropygus Philip p. 1108

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
RankNameAuthor
classEchinoidea()
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
superorderAcroechinoidea()
orderMicropygoida
familyMicropygidae
genusMicropygaAgassiz 1879

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