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Nephrozoa was named by Jondelius et al. (2002) [Deuterostomes + Protostomes The Nemertodermatida are basal bilaterians and not members of the Platyhelminthes. Zool. Scr. 31: 201–215.]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Triploblastica by Peterson et al. (2005); and to Bilateria by Jondelius et al. (2002) and Edgecombe et al. (2011).

Sister taxa
Deuterostomia (syn. Neorenalia)

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
2002Nephrozoa Jondelius et al. p. 213 figs. Fig. 1
2005Nephrozoa Peterson et al. p. 38
2011Nephrozoa Edgecombe et al. p. 153 figs. Fig. 1

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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.

No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
No ecological data are available

Age range: base of the Pridoli to the top of the Kungurian or 423.00000 to 272.30000 Ma

Collections (2 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Pridoli423.0 - 419.2China (Xinjiang) Sciadophyton pristinum (10931)
Sakmarian - Kungurian295.5 - 272.3USA (Kansas) Eukaryota indet. (32659)