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Brachyschisma

Fissiculata - Brachyschismatidae

Taxonomy
Brachyschisma was named by Reimann (1945) [Sepkoski's age data: D Emsi D Give Sepkoski's reference number: 523]. It is not extant. It is considered to be a form taxon. It was considered monophyletic by Reimann (1945).

It was assigned to Brachyschismatidae by Reimann (1945); and to Fissiculata by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1945Brachyschisma Reimann p. S407
2002Brachyschisma Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
RankNameAuthor
phylumEchinodermata
subclassBlastoideaSay 1825
orderFissiculataJaekel 1918
familyBrachyschismatidaeFay 1961
genusBrachyschismaReimann 1945

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