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Brissopatagus

Echinoidea - Spatangoida - Brissidae

Taxonomy
Brissopatagus was named by Cotteau (1863) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-l T Ol-u Sepkoski's reference number: 577,942].

It was reranked as Eupatagus (Brissopatagus) by Cooke (1942) and Cooke (1959).

It was assigned to Eupatagus by Cooke (1942) and Cooke (1959); to Brissidae by Fischer (1966); and to Spatangoida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1863Brissopatagus Cotteau p. 143
1942Eupatagus (Brissopatagus) Cooke
1959Eupatagus (Brissopatagus) Cooke p. 92
1966Brissopatagus Fischer p. U584
2002Brissopatagus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
RankNameAuthor
superorderAcroechinoidea()
Carinacea
Irregularia()
Atelostomata
orderSpatangoida
suborderBrissidina
familyBrissidae
genusBrissopatagusCotteau 1863

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