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Branchiocaris

Protocaridida

Taxonomy
Branchiocaris was named by Briggs (1976) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Atda-u Cm uMid-m Sepkoski's reference number: 883,1006].

It was assigned to Canadaspidida by Sepkoski (2002); to Arthropoda by Bambach et al. (2007); and to Protocaridida by Briggs et al. (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1976Branchiocaris Briggs
2002Branchiocaris Sepkoski, Jr.
2007Branchiocaris Bambach et al. p. S78
2008Branchiocaris Briggs et al. p. 250

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
subphylumCrustaceaBrĂ¼nnich 1772
orderProtocarididaSimonetta and Delle Cave 1975
genusBranchiocarisBriggs 1976

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