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Arthropoda (arthropod)

Taxonomy
Arthropoda was named by Latreille (1829) [also attributed to Siebold and Stannius 1845]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Metazoa by Shoshani et al. (1989) and Sepkoski (2002); to Ecdysozoa by Edgecombe et al. (2011); and to Panarthropoda by Zrzavy et al. (1998) and Nielsen (2012).

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Aptera Linnaeus p. 341
1758Monoculus Linnaeus p. 634
1761Aptera Linnaeus p. 472
1761Monoculus Linnaeus p. 497
1762Monoculus Geoffroy p. 651
1763Pedestria Scopoli p. 378
1763Monoculus Scopoli p. 413
1764Aptera Müller p. 89
1764Monoculus Müller p. 95
1766Aptera Schaeffer
1767Aptera Linnaeus p. 1012
1767Monoculus Linnaeus p. 1057
1768Aptera Strøm p. 359
1770Aptera Drury
1775Monoculus Fabricius p. 294
1775Synistata Fabricius p. 294
1775Agonata Fabricius p. 399
1775Unogata Fabricius p. 420
1776Aptera Müller p. 183
1798Synistata Fabricius p. 197
1829Arthropoda Latreille
1865Blattina splendens Göppert p. 276 figs. Pl 64, fig 11
1897Geracus Matthew p. 55
1897Geracus tubifer Matthew p. 55 fig. 3
1901Kounicia Frič p. 175
1963Poliochera pustulatus Laurentiaux-Vieira and Laurentiaux p. 25 figs. Pl 3, fig 3; text-fig 3
1976Schizoramia Bergström
1989Arthropoda Shoshani et al. p. 435
1998Arthropoda Zrzavy et al.
2002Arthropoda Sepkoski, Jr.
2011Arthropoda Edgecombe et al. p. 153 figs. Fig. 1
2012Arthropoda Nielsen p. 240 figs. Fig. 42.1

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
RankNameAuthor
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829

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