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Protaxius

Decapoda - Axiidae

Taxonomy
Protaxius was named by Beurlen (1930) [Sepkoski's age data: J u T Eo-m-l]. It is not extant. Its type is Protaxius isochelus.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1930Protaxius Beurlen
2010Protaxius Schweitzer et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
RankNameAuthor
Pancrustacea
subphylumCrustaceaBrĂ¼nnich 1772
subclassMalacostraca
orderDecapoda
infraorderThalassinideaLatreille 1831
superfamilyCallianassoideaDana 1852
familyAxiidaeHuxley 1879
genusProtaxiusBeurlen 1930

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