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Thoracica

Maxillopoda -

Taxonomy
Thoracica was named by Darwin (1854). It is extant.

It was reranked as the superorder Thoracica by Martin and Davis (2001) and Jones (2007).

It was assigned to Cirrhipedia by Wilson (1983); to Cirripedia by Martin and Davis (2001); and to Cirripedia by Martin (1904) and Jones (2007).

Sister taxa
Lepadiformes, Pedunculata, Scalpelliformes, Sessilia

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1854Thoracica Darwin
1904Thoracica Martin p. 94
1983Thoracica Wilson p. 486
2001Thoracica Martin and Davis p. 59
2007Thoracica Jones p. 290

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
subphylumCrustaceaBrĂ¼nnich 1772
classMaxillopodaDahl 1956
subclassCirripedia(Rafinesque 1816)
superorderThoracica(Darwin 1854)
superorderThoracica(Darwin 1854)

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