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Palaeoscorpius

Arachnida - Scorpiones - Palaeoscorpionidae

Taxonomy
Palaeoscorpius was named by Lehmann (1944) [Sepkoski's age data: D Emsi-l Sepkoski's reference number: 656]. Its type is Palaeoscorpius devonicus.

It was assigned to Palaeoscorpiidae by Kjellesvig-Waering (1986); to Scorpionida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Palaeoscorpionidae by Petrunkevitch (1953) and Dunlop et al. (2013).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1944Palaeoscorpius Lehmann p. 180
1953Palaeoscorpius Petrunkevitch p. 14
1986Palaeoscorpius Kjellesvig-Waering p. 61
2002Palaeoscorpius Sepkoski, Jr.
2013Palaeoscorpius Dunlop et al. p. 33

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumChelicerataHeymons 1901
EuchelicerataWeygoldt and Paulus 1979
Prosomapoda
RankNameAuthor
Planaterga
Dekatriata
SclerophorataKamenz et al. 2011
classArachnidaLamarck 1801
Stomothecata
orderScorpionesLatreille 1817
suborderHolosternina()
superfamilyPalaeoscorpoidea(Lehmann 1944)
familyPalaeoscorpionidae(Lehmann 1944)
genusPalaeoscorpius

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