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Sanctacaris

Taxonomy
Sanctacaris was named by Briggs and Collins (1988) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm mMid-l Sepkoski's reference number: 804].

It was assigned to Merostomata by Sepkoski (2002); and to Arachnomorpha by Briggs et al. (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1988Sanctacaris Briggs and Collins
2002Sanctacarus Sepkoski, Jr.
2008Sanctacaris Briggs et al. p. 243

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
RankNameAuthor
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumArachnomorphaLameere 1890
genusSanctacarisBriggs and Collins 1988

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