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Pikaia

Taxonomy
Pikaia is a genus. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Cephalochordata by Sepkoski (2002); and to Chordata by Bambach et al. (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2002Pikaia Sepkoski, Jr.
2007Pikaia Bambach et al. p. S83

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
RankNameAuthor
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
genusPikaia

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