Basic info Taxonomic history Classification Relationships
Morphology Ecology and taphonomy External Literature Search Age range and collections

Wiwaxia foliosa

Taxonomy
Wiwaxia foliosa was named by Yang et al. (2014). Its type specimen is YKLP 12120, an exoskeleton (Articulated scleritome), and it is a compression fossil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2014Wiwaxia foliosa Yang et al.

Is something missing? Join the Paleobiology Database and enter the data

RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
RankNameAuthor
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
Sachitida(He 1980)
genusWiwaxiaMathew 1899
speciesfoliosa

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