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Brissus

Echinoidea - Spatangoida - Brissidae

Taxonomy
Brissus was named by Gray (1825) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-m-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 343]. It is extant. Its type is Brissus fragilis.

It was assigned to Brissidae by Fischer (1966) and Henderson (1975); and to Spatangoida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1825Brissus Gray
1966Brissus Fischer p. U582
1975Brissus Henderson p. 34
2002Brissus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
RankNameAuthor
infraclassAcroechinoidea()
Carinacea
Irregularia()
Atelostomata
orderSpatangoida
suborderBrissidina
familyBrissidae
genusBrissusGray 1825

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