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Nematophora

Myriapoda -

Taxonomy
Nematophora was named by Verhoeff (1913). It is extant.

It was reranked as the superorder Nematophora by Shear and Edgecombe (2010) and Riquelme and Hernández-Patricio (2018).

It was assigned to Diplopoda by Handschin (1944); and to Eugnatha by Shear and Edgecombe (2010) and Riquelme and Hernández-Patricio (2018).

Sister taxa
Callipodida (syn. Lysiopetaloidea), Stemmiulida

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1913Nematophora Verhoeff
1944Nematophora Handschin
2010Nematophora Shear and Edgecombe
2018Nematophora Riquelme and Hernández-Patricio p. 643

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
classMyriapoda()
RankNameAuthor
DignathaTiegs 1947
subclassDiplopodaGervais 1844
subclassChilognatha()
infraclassHelminthomorpha(Pocock 1887)
EugnathaAttems 1898
superorderNematophora(Verhoeff 1913)
superorderNematophora(Verhoeff 1913)

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