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Xenusiidae (disused)

Xenusia - Xenusiida - Xenusiidae

Taxonomy
Xenusiidae was named by Dzik and Krumbiegel (1989).

It was assigned to Lobopodia by Budd and Peel (1998); and to Xenusiida by Liu et al. (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1989Xenusiidae Dzik and Krumbiegel
1998Xenusiidae Budd and Peel p. 1203
2006Xenusiidae Liu et al. p. 217

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
RankNameAuthor
Panarthropoda
classXenusiaDzik and Krumbiegel 1989
orderXenusiidaDzik and Krumbiegel 1989
familyXenusiidaeDzik and Krumbiegel 1989
familyXenusiidaeDzik and Krumbiegel 1989

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
G. E. Budd and J. S. Peel 1998Large lobopodians with robust trunk annulations; trunk nodes large; terminal limb claws apparently absent; annular nodes and long slender branched frontal appendages present in at least some forms.