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Mithracites

Decapoda - Mithracitidae

Taxonomy
Mithracites was named by Gould (1859) [Sepkoski's age data: K Apti-l]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Decapoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Mithracitidae by Schweitzer et al. (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1859Mithracites Gould
2002Mithracites Sepkoski, Jr.
2010Mithracites Schweitzer et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
RankNameAuthor
Pancrustacea
subphylumCrustaceaBrĂ¼nnich 1772
subclassMalacostraca
orderDecapoda
infraorderBrachyura()
superfamilyHomoloideade Haan 1839
familyMithracitidaeStevcic 2005
genusMithracitesGould 1859

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