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Pycnogonida (sea spider)

Pycnogonida -

Taxonomy
Pycnogonida was named by Latreille (1810). It is extant.

It was assigned to Arthropoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Chelicerata by Siveter et al. (2004) and Nielsen (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1810Pycnogonida Latreille
2002Pycnogonida Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Pycnogonida Siveter et al. p. 978
2012Pycnogonida Nielsen p. 240 figs. Fig. 44.2

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
RankNameAuthor
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumChelicerataHeymons 1901
classPycnogonidaLatreille 1810
classPycnogonidaLatreille 1810

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