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Waptia

Waptiida - Waptiidae

Taxonomy
Waptia was named by Walcott (1912) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm mMid-u Sepkoski's reference number: 1].

It was assigned to Waptiida by Sepkoski (2002); to Arthropoda by Caron and Jackson (2008); and to Waptiidae by Briggs et al. (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1912Waptia Walcott
2002Waptia Sepkoski, Jr.
2008Waptia Briggs et al. p. 250
2008Waptia Caron and Jackson p. 226

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
subphylumCrustaceaBrünnich 1772
orderWaptiidaStørmer 1942
familyWaptiidaeWalcott 1912
genusWaptiaWalcott 1912

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