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Ametroproctus

Xiphosura - Xiphosurida - Cymbaeremaeidae

Taxonomy
Ametroproctus was named by Higgins and Woolley (1968). It is extant. It is the type genus of Ametroproctidae.

It was assigned to Ametroproctidae by Arillo et al. (2009); and to Cymbaeremaeidae by Dunlop et al. (2013).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1968Ametroproctus Higgins and Woolley
2009Ametroproctus Arillo et al. p. 323
2013Ametroproctus Dunlop et al. p. 103

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumChelicerataHeymons 1901
EuchelicerataWeygoldt and Paulus 1979
Prosomapoda
classXiphosura()
orderXiphosuridaLatreille 1802
RankNameAuthor
Planaterga
Dekatriata
SclerophorataKamenz et al. 2011
classArachnidaLamarck 1801
PoecilophysideaPepato et al. 2010
orderAcariformes(Zakhvatkin 1952)
suborderSarcoptiformesReuter 1909
infraorderOribatidaDug├Ęs 1834
BrachypylinaHull 1918
superfamilyCymbaeremaeoideaSellnick 1928
familyCymbaeremaeidaeSellnick 1928
genusAmetroproctusHiggins and Woolley 1968

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