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Metalia

Echinoidea - Spatangoida - Brissidae

Taxonomy
Metalia was named by Gray (1855) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-m-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 956]. It is extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1855Metalia Gray p. 51
1966Metalia Fischer p. U597
2002Metalia 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
genusMetalia

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