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Brisingella

Asteroidea - Brisingidae

Taxonomy
Brisingella was named by Fisher (1917) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-l-u R Sepkoski's reference number: 934]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Forcipulatida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Brisingidae by Fisher (1917) and Gale (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1917Brisingella Fisher
2002Brisingella Sepkoski, Jr.
2011Brisingella Gale p. 60

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumAsterozoa
classAsteroidea
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmbuloasteroidea
infraclassNeoasteroidea()
superorderSurculifera
Tripedicellaria
Forcipulatida()
Brisingida()
familyBrisingidae
genusBrisingella

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