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Pelecopterus

Actinochiri - Pelecopteridae

Taxonomy
Pelecopterus was named by Cope (1875). It is the type genus of Pelecopteridae.

It was assigned to Pelecopteridae by Cope (1878).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1875Pelecopterus Cope
1878Pelecopterus Cope p. 299

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RankNameAuthor
orderActinochiriCope 1872
familyPelecopteridaeCope 1875
RankNameAuthor
genusPelecopterusCope 1875

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