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Myriapoda

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Taxonomy
Myriapoda was named by Latreille (1802). It is extant.

It was reranked as the order Myriapoda by Scudder (1882); it was reranked as the class Myriapoda by Sepkoski (2002); it was reranked as the class Myriapoda by Štamberg and Zajíc (2008); it was reranked as the unranked clade Myriapoda by Martens et al. (2005) and Nielsen (2012).

It was assigned to Insecta by Latreille (1802); to Arthropoda by Scudder (1882), Sepkoski (2002), Martens et al. (2005) and Štamberg and Zajíc (2008); and to Mandibulata by Nielsen (2012).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1802Myriapoda Latreille p. 43
1882Myriapoda Scudder p. 150
1890Gerascutigeridae Scudder p. 418
1890Eoscolopendridae Scudder p. 419
1986Tiphoscorpionoidea Kjellesvig-Waering p. 126
2002Myriapoda Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Myriapoda Martens et al.
2008Myriapoda Štamberg and Zajíc p. 71
2012Myriapoda Nielsen p. 244 figs. Fig. 44.2

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
CercophoraBörner 1904
classInsecta
subclassMyriapoda
subclassMyriapoda

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