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Palaega (pill bug)

Malacostraca - Isopoda - Cirolanidae

Discussion

Sepkoski considered Palaega a synonym of Bathynomus. Palaega is extinct (according to WoRMS), but Bathynomus is extant (and considered a valid, separate genus from Paleaga).

Taxonomy
Palaega was named by Woodward (1870) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Olen-u R]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Isopoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Cirolanidae by Feldmann and Rust (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1870Palaega Woodward
2002Palaega Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Palaega Feldmann and Rust

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
RankNameAuthor
Pancrustacea
subphylumCrustaceaBrünnich 1772
classMalacostraca()
orderIsopodaLatreille 1817
suborderCymothoidaWägele 1989
superfamilyCirolanoideaDana 1852
familyCirolanidaeDana 1852
genusPalaegaWoodward 1870

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