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Orbitoplax

Decapoda - Euryplacidae

Taxonomy
Orbitoplax was named by Tucker and Feldmann (1990) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-u]. It is not extant. Its type is Orbitoplax plafkeri.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1990Orbitoplax Tucker and Feldmann
2002Orbitoplax Sepkoski, Jr.
2010Orbitoplax 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()
superfamilyGoneplacoideaMacLeay 1838
familyEuryplacidaeStimpson 1871
genusOrbitoplaxTucker and Feldmann 1990

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