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Oppia mexicana

Xiphosura - Xiphosurida - Oppiidae

Taxonomy
Damaeus mexicanus was named by Woolley (1971). Its type specimen is UCMP 13524, an exoskeleton, and it is an inclusion in amber. Its type locality is UCMP B-4117, Simojovel region, which is in a Miocene terrestrial amber in Mexico.

It was recombined as Oppia mexicana by Dunlop et al. (2013).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1971Damaeus mexicanus Woolley p. 92 fig. 1,2
2013Oppia mexicana Dunlop et al. p. 100

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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
RankNameAuthor
Dekatriata
SclerophorataKamenz et al. 2011
classArachnidaLamarck 1801
PoecilophysideaPepato et al. 2010
orderAcariformes(Zakhvatkin 1952)
suborderSarcoptiformesReuter 1909
infraorderOribatidaDugès 1834
BrachypylinaHull 1918
superfamilyOppioideaGrandjean 1951
familyOppiidaeGrandjean 1954
genusOppiaKoch 1836
speciesmexicana()

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