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Chirona

Maxillopoda - Sessilia - Archaeobalanidae

Taxonomy
Chirona was named by Gray (1835) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo R Sepkoski's reference number: 346]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Cirripedia by Sepkoski (2002); and to Archaeobalanidae by McLaughlin et al. (2005).

Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1835Chirona Gray
2002Chirona Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Chirona McLaughlin et al. p. 42

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
RankNameAuthor
subphylumCrustaceaBrĂ¼nnich 1772
classMaxillopodaDahl 1956
subclassCirripedia(Rafinesque 1816)
superorderThoracica(Darwin 1854)
orderSessiliaLamarck 1818
suborderBalanomorphaPilsbry 1916
superfamilyChionolasmatoideaBuckeridge 1983
familyArchaeobalanidaeNewman and Ross 1976
genusChironaGray 1835

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