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Phaenoschisma

Fissiculata - Phaenoschismatidae

Discussion

Type species: Pentatrematites acutum Sowerby.

Taxonomy
Phaenoschisma was named by Etheridge and Carpenter (1882) [Sepkoski's age data: C Tour-l C Serp-l Sepkoski's reference number: 82,520,904]. It is not extant. Its type is Phaenoschisma acutum.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1882Phaenoschisma Etheridge and Carpenter
1967Phaenoschisma Fay and Wanner p. S400
2002Phaenoschisma Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
RankNameAuthor
phylumEchinodermata
subclassBlastoideaSay 1825
orderFissiculataJaekel 1918
familyPhaenoschismatidaeEtheridge and Carpenter 1886
genusPhaenoschismaEtheridge and Carpenter 1882

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