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Brachyzapfes

Maxillopoda - Zapfellidae

Taxonomy
Brachyzapfes was named by Codez and de Saint-Seine (1958). Its type is Brachyzapfes elliptica.

It was assigned to Zapfellidae by Newman et al. (1969); and to Ichnofossils by Hantzschel (1975).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1958Brachyzapfes Codez and de Saint-Seine
1969Brachyzapfes Newman et al. p. 272
1975Brachyzapfes Hantzschel

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
RankNameAuthor
Pancrustacea
subphylumCrustaceaBrĂ¼nnich 1772
classMaxillopodaDahl 1956
subclassCirripedia(Rafinesque 1816)
superorderAcrothoracicaGruvel 1905
familyZapfellidaeSaint-Seine 1954
genusBrachyzapfesCodez and de Saint-Seine 1958

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
W. Hantzschel 1975Short and broad borings; longitudinal cross section elliptical; depth half length; observed in belemnoids and pelecypods.