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Lophodesmus

Myriapoda - Polydesmida - Pyrgodesmidae

Taxonomy
Lophodesmus was named by Pocock (1894). It is extant.

It was assigned to Pyrgodesmidae by Santiago-Blay and Poinar (1992).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1894Lophodesmus Pocock
1992Lophodesmus Santiago-Blay and Poinar p. 367

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
classMyriapoda()
DignathaTiegs 1947
subclassDiplopodaGervais 1844
RankNameAuthor
subclassChilognatha()
infraclassHelminthomorpha(Pocock 1887)
EugnathaAttems 1898
superorderMerochaetaCook 1895
orderPolydesmidaPocock 1887
suborderPolydesmideaPocock 1887
superfamilyPyrgodesmoideaSilvestri 1896
familyPyrgodesmidaeSilvestri 1896
genusLophodesmusPocock 1894

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