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Platybrissus (heart urchin)

Echinoidea - Spatangoida - Asterostomatidae

Taxonomy
Platybrissus was named by Grube (1865) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi R]. It is extant.

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

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1865Platybrissus Grube p. 61
1903Platybryssus Meissner p. 1343
1966Platybrissus Fischer p. U624
2002Platybrissus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
RankNameAuthor
superorderAcroechinoidea()
Carinacea
Irregularia()
Atelostomata
orderSpatangoida
suborderBrissidina
familyAsterostomatidae
genusPlatybrissusGrube 1865

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