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Astacus

Decapoda - Astacidae

Taxonomy
Astacus was named by Fabricius (1775) [Sepkoski's age data: J m R Sepkoski's reference number: 1066]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Cancer (Astacus) by Montague (1808).

It was assigned to Agonata by Fabricius (1775); to Cancer by Montague (1808); to Decapoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Astacidae by Glaessner (1969) and Schweitzer et al. (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1775Astacus Fabricius p. 413
1808Cancer (Astacus) Montague
1969Astacus Glaessner p. R462
2002Astacus Sepkoski, Jr.
2010Astacus Schweitzer et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
RankNameAuthor
Pancrustacea
subphylumCrustaceaBrĂ¼nnich 1772
subclassMalacostraca
orderDecapoda
infraorderAstacideaLatreille 1802
superfamilyAstacoideaLatreille 1802
familyAstacidaeLatreille 1802
genusAstacus

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