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Amphioxides

Leptocardii - Amphioxi - Amphioxididae

Taxonomy
Amphioxides was named by Gill (1895). It is extant.

It was assigned to Amphioxididae by Jordan (1963).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1895Amphioxides Gill p. 467
1963Amphioxides Jordan p. 581

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
RankNameAuthor
subphylumCephalochordata(Haeckel 1866)
classLeptocardiiMüller 1845
orderAmphioxi
familyAmphioxididae
genusAmphioxidesGill 1895

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