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Rhipidistia

Taxonomy
Rhipidistia was named by Cope (1887). It is extant.

It was reranked as the infraclass Rhipidistia by Ahlberg (1991), Otto (1996) and Dineley and Metcalf (1999).

It was assigned to Rhipidopterygia by Cope (1887); to Crossopterygii by Jordan (1963); to Crossopterygidae by Daly (1973); to Sarcopterygii by Ahlberg (1991); and to Sarcopterygii by Otto (1996) and Dineley and Metcalf (1999).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1887Rhipidistia Cope p. 1017
1963Rhipidistia Jordan p. 608
1973Rhipidistia Daly p. 567
1991Rhipidistia Ahlberg p. 280
1996Rhipidistia Otto p. 124
1999Rhipidistia Dineley and Metcalf p. 11

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
RankNameAuthor
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
infraclassRhipidistia()
infraclassRhipidistia()

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