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Brushenodus

- Pteromidae

Taxonomy
Brushenodus is a genus. It is not extant. Its type is Brushenodus prionodes.

It was assigned to Problematica by Sepkoski (2002); and to Pteromidae by Parkhaev and Demidenko (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2002Brushenodus Sepkoski, Jr.
2010Brushenodus Parkhaev and Demidenko p. 917

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumProblematica
RankNameAuthor
familyPteromidaeWang 1994
genusBrushenodus

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
P. Y. Parkhaev and Y. Demidenko 2010"Narrow elongated sclerites up to 2.5 mm long and 0.2–0.4 mm wide, composed of basal column and tubercles on anterior part of column. Cross-section of column oval or flattened oval. Tubercles spatulate, ridge-like or papillate."