A taxonomic infraphylum.
The Infraphylum Lycophytae is a member of the Subphylum Lycophytina. Here is the complete "parentage" of Lycophytae:
- Domain: Eukaryota Whittaker & Margulis,1978 - eukaryotes
The Infraphylum Lycophytae is further organized into finer groupings including:
Lycopodiopsida is a class of plants often loosely grouped as the fern allies. Traditionally the group included not only the clubmosses and firmosses, but also the spikemosses (Selaginella and relatives) and the quillworts (Isoetes and relatives). However, the latter are now usually separated off into a separate class, Isoetopsida. [more]
At least 66 species and subspecies belong to the Class Lycopsida.
More info about the Class Lycopsida may be found here.
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