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Philodromidites hercynicus

Xiphosura - Xiphosurida - Philodromidae

Taxonomy
Philodromidites hercynicus was named by Straus (1967). Its type specimen is GZG 3444, an exoskeleton, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Willershausen clay pit (GZG collection), which is in a Piacenzian pond marl in Germany.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1967Philodromidites hercynicus Straus p. 19 figs. Pl 1, fig 6

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumChelicerataHeymons 1901
EuchelicerataWeygoldt and Paulus 1979
Prosomapoda
classXiphosura()
orderXiphosuridaLatreille 1802
Planaterga
Dekatriata
RankNameAuthor
SclerophorataKamenz et al. 2011
classArachnidaLamarck 1801
Pantetrapulmonata
subclassTetrapulmonataSchultz 1990
Serikodiastida
orderAraneae
suborderOpisthothelaePocock 1892
infraorderAraneomorphaeSmith 1902
EntelegynaeSimon 1893
DionychaPetrunkevitch 1928
familyPhilodromidaeThorell 1870
genusPhilodromidites
specieshercynicus

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