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Pterygotoidea

Xiphosura - Xiphosurida

Taxonomy
Pterygotoidea was named by Clarke and Ruedemann (1912).

It was assigned to Eurypterina by Tetlie et al. (2007); and to Diploperculata by Lamsdell et al. (2013).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1912Pterygotoidea Clarke and Ruedemann
1951Hughmilleriidae Kjellesvig-Waering
1951Hughmilleroidea Kjellesvig-Waering
2002Hughmilleroidea Braddy et al. p. 902
2002Hughmilleriidae Braddy et al. p. 912
2003Hughmilleroidea Brauckmann et al. p. 58
2007Pterygotoidea Tetlie et al. p. 621
2013Pterygotoidea Lamsdell et al. p. 360

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumChelicerataHeymons 1901
EuchelicerataWeygoldt and Paulus 1979
Prosomapoda
RankNameAuthor
classXiphosura()
orderXiphosuridaLatreille 1802
Planaterga
Dekatriata
SclerophorataKamenz et al. 2011
orderEurypteridaBurmeister 1843
suborderEurypterinaBurmeister 1843
Diploperculata
superfamilyPterygotoideaClarke and Ruedemann 1912
superfamilyPterygotoideaClarke and Ruedemann 1912

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