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Brightonia

Echinoidea - Spatangoida - Somaliasteridae

Taxonomy
Brightonia is a genus. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Somaliasteridae by Wagner and Durham (1966); and to Spatangoida by Sepkoski (2002).

Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1966Brightonia Wagner and Durham p. U541
2002Brightonia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
RankNameAuthor
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
superorderAcroechinoidea()
Carinacea
Irregularia()
Atelostomata
orderSpatangoida
familySomaliasteridae
genusBrightonia

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