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Kewia

Echinoidea - Clypeasteroida - Echinarachniidae

Taxonomy
Kewia was named by Nisiyama (1935) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-u T Plio-l].

It was assigned to Echinarachniidae by Durham (1966) and Linder et al. (1988); and to Clypeasteroida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1935Kewia Nisiyama
1966Kewia Durham p. U481
1988Kewia Linder et al. p. 953
2002Kewia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
superorderAcroechinoidea()
RankNameAuthor
Carinacea
Irregularia()
Microstomata
Neognathostomata
orderClypeasteroida
suborderScutellina()
infraorderScutelliformes
familyEchinarachniidae
genusKewiaNisiyama 1935

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