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Monoaphelocarus carboniferus

Xiphosura - Xiphosurida - Adelphacaridae

Taxonomy
Monoaphelocarus carboniferus was named by Subías and Arillo (2002). Its type specimen is UM-29179, an exoskeleton, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Fair Head, Ballycastle, which is in a Brigantian wet floodplain siliciclastic in the United Kingdom. It is the type species of Monoaphelocarus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2002Monoaphelocarus carboniferus Subías and Arillo p. 99 figs. 2b; photo 5

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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
PalaeosomataGrandjean 1969
superfamilyCtenacaroideaGrandjean 1954
familyAdelphacaridaeGrandjean 1954
genusMonoaphelocarus
speciescarboniferus

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