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Dolichophonus

Xiphosura - Xiphosurida - Dolichophoniidae

Taxonomy
Dolichophonus was named by Petrunkevitch (1949) [Sepkoski's age data: S Ldov-u Sepkoski's reference number: 656,1066]. Its type is Palaeophonus loudonensis. It is the type genus of Dolichophonidae.

It was assigned to Palaeophonidae by Petrunkevitch (1949); to Dolichophonidae by Petrunkevitch (1953) and Kjellesvig-Waering (1986); to Scorpionida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Dolichophoniidae by Dunlop et al. (2013).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1949Dolichophonus Petrunkevitch p. 131
1953Dolichophonus Petrunkevitch p. 11
1986Dolichophonus Kjellesvig-Waering p. 230
2002Dolichophonus Sepkoski, Jr.
2013Dolichophonus Dunlop et al. p. 29

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumChelicerataHeymons 1901
EuchelicerataWeygoldt and Paulus 1979
Prosomapoda
classXiphosura()
RankNameAuthor
orderXiphosuridaLatreille 1802
Planaterga
Dekatriata
SclerophorataKamenz et al. 2011
classArachnidaLamarck 1801
Stomothecata
orderScorpionesLatreille 1817
suborderBilobosternina()
superfamilyBranchioscorpionoidea
familyDolichophoniidae()
genusDolichophonus

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