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Polydesmidae

Myriapoda - Polydesmida - Polydesmidae

Taxonomy
Polydesmidae was named by Leach (1815). It is extant. Its type is Polydesmus.

It was assigned to Polydesmida by Hoffman (1969).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1815Polydesmidae Leach
1969Polydesmidae Hoffman p. 595

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
classMyriapoda()
DignathaTiegs 1947
RankNameAuthor
subclassDiplopodaGervais 1844
subclassChilognatha()
infraclassHelminthomorpha(Pocock 1887)
EugnathaAttems 1898
superorderMerochaetaCook 1895
orderPolydesmidaPocock 1887
familyPolydesmidaeLeach 1815
familyPolydesmidaeLeach 1815

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