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Vanua

Decapoda

Taxonomy
Vanua was named by Rathbun (1945) [Sepkoski's age data: T Plio]. It is not extant. Its type is Vanua linearius.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1945Vanua Rathbun
2002Vanua Sepkoski, Jr.
2010Vanua 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()
superfamilyGrapsoideaMacLeay 1838
genusVanua

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