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Electra

Gymnolaemata - Cheilostomata - Electridae

Taxonomy
Electra was named by Lamouroux (1816) [Sepkoski's age data: T Than R Sepkoski's reference number: 1260]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Electrinidae by Canu and Bassler (1920); to Membraniporidae by Brown (1952); to Cheilostomata by Sepkoski (2002); and to Electridae by Pouyet (2000) and Bock (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1816Electra Lamouroux
1920Electra Canu and Bassler p. 76
1952Electra Brown
2000Electra Pouyet
2002Electra Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Electra Bock

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Polyzoa
phylumBryozoaEhrenberg 1831
RankNameAuthor
classGymnolaemataAllman 1856
orderCheilostomataBusk 1859
suborderMalacosteginaLevinsen 1902
superfamilyMembraniporoideaBusk 1852
familyElectridaeD'Orbigny 1851
genusElectraLamouroux 1816

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