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Breyninae (disused)

Echinoidea - Spatangoida - Loveniidae

Taxonomy
Breyninae was named by Lambert (1905). It is extant.

It was assigned to Loveniidae by Kroh and Smith (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1905Breyninae Lambert
2010Breyninae Kroh and Smith p. 173

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
superorderAcroechinoidea()
RankNameAuthor
Carinacea
Irregularia()
Atelostomata
orderSpatangoida
suborderBrissidina
superfamilySpatangidea
familyLoveniidae
subfamilyBreyninae
subfamilyBreyninae

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: high Mg calciteo
Ontogeny: accretion, addition of partsp
Environment: marineo
Locomotion: slow-movingo
Life habit: shallow infaunalo
Diet: deposit feedero
Diet 2: detritivoreo
Vision: limitedc
Dispersal: watero
Dispersal 2: planktonico
Created: 2004-02-28 12:18:10
Modified: 2009-10-08 16:32:56
Source: o = order, c = class, p = phylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Aberhan 1992
Collections
No collection or age range data are available