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Decaschisma

Fissiculata - Phaenoschismatidae

Discussion

Fay, 1961b

Taxonomy
Decaschisma was named by Fay (1961) [Sepkoski's age data: S Wenl-l Sepkoski's reference number: 82]. It is not extant. It is considered to be a form taxon.

It was assigned to Phaenoschismatidae by Fay and Wanner (1967); and to Fissiculata by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1961Decaschisma Fay p. S400
1967Decaschisma Fay and Wanner p. S400
2002Decaschisma Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumBlastozoaSprinkle 1973
subclassBlastoideaSay 1825
orderFissiculataJaekel 1918
familyPhaenoschismatidaeEtheridge and Carpenter 1886
genusDecaschismaFay 1961

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