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- Palaeopalaemonidae

Palaeopalaemon was named by Whitfield (1880) [Sepkoski's age data: D Fame-u Sepkoski's reference number: 356]. It is not extant. Its type is Palaeopalaemon newberryi.

It was assigned to Palaeopalaemonidae by Schweitzer et al. (2010).

P. newberryi (type species)
Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1880Palaeopalaemon Whitfield
2010Palaeopalaemon Schweitzer et al.

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infraorderPalaeopalaemonidaSchram and Dixon 2004
superfamilyPalaeopalaemonoideaBrooks 1962
familyPalaeopalaemonidaeBrooks 1962
genusPalaeopalaemonWhitfield 1880

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.

No diagnoses are available