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Bifaxaria

Gymnolaemata - Cheilostomata - Bifaxariidae

Taxonomy
Bifaxaria was named by Busk (1884) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 1066]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Bifaxariidae by Cheetham (1972); and to Cheilostomata by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1884Bifaxaria Busk
1972Bifaxaria Cheetham
2002Bifaxaria Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Polyzoa
phylumBryozoaEhrenberg 1831
RankNameAuthor
classGymnolaemataAllman 1856
orderCheilostomataBusk 1859
suborderNeocheilostominad'Hondt 1985
infraorderAscophorina(Levinsen 1909)
familyBifaxariidaeBusk 1884
genusBifaxariaBusk 1884

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