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Apoda

Gymnophiona

Taxonomy
Apoda was named by Oppel (1810). It is extant.

It was reranked as the suborder Apoda by Gadow (1898); it was reranked as the superorder Apoda by Gardiner (1982); it was considered an invalid subgroup of Gymnophiona by Dundee (1989); it was reranked as the unranked clade Apoda by Maddin et al. (2012).

It was assigned to Lissamphibia by Gadow (1898); to Lissamphibia by Gardiner (1982); and to Gymnophiona by Gardner (2001) and Maddin et al. (2012).

Sister taxa
Caeciliidae, Dermophiidae, Herpelidae, Ichthyophiidae, Indotyphlidae, Rhinatrematidae, Scolecomorphidae, Siphonopidae, Typhlonectidae

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1810Apoda Oppel
1898Apoda Gadow p. 14
1982Apoda Gardiner p. 228
2001Apoda Gardner p. 334 fig. 8
2012Apoda Maddin et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
RankNameAuthor
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Temnospondyli()
Lissamphibia()
orderGymnophionaRafinesque 1814
Apoda(Oppel 1810)
Apoda(Oppel 1810)

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