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Drepanopterus

Xiphosura - Xiphosurida - Drepanopteridae

Taxonomy
Drepanopterus is a genus. It is not extant. Its type is Drepanopterus pentlandicus. It is the type genus of Drepanopteridae.

It was assigned to Eurypterida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Drepanopteridae by Dunlop et al. (2013).

Species
D. pentlandicus (type species)
Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
2002Drepanopterus Sepkoski, Jr.
2013Drepanopterus Dunlop et al. p. 18

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumChelicerataHeymons 1901
EuchelicerataWeygoldt and Paulus 1979
Prosomapoda
RankNameAuthor
classXiphosura()
orderXiphosuridaLatreille 1802
Planaterga
Dekatriata
SclerophorataKamenz et al. 2011
orderEurypteridaBurmeister 1843
suborderStylonurinaDiener 1924
superfamilyHibbertopteroideaKjellesvig-Waering 1959
familyDrepanopteridaeKjellesvig-Waering 1966
genusDrepanopterus

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