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Protozoea

Thylacocephala - Conchyliocarida

Taxonomy
Protozoea was named by Dames (1886) [Sepkoski's age data: K Ceno Sepkoski's reference number: 531,619]. It is not extant.

It was corrected as Protozoe by Sepkoski (2002).

It was assigned to Conchyliocarida by Schram et al. (1999); and to Concavicarida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1886Protozoea Dames
1999Protozoea Schram et al.
2002Protozoe Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
subphylumCrustaceaBrĂ¼nnich 1772
EucrustaceaKingsley 1894
classThylacocephala
orderConchyliocaridaSecretan 1985
genusProtozoeaDames 1886

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