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Palaeopinnixa perornata

Decapoda - Hexapodidae

Taxonomy
Pinnixa (Palaeopinnixa) perornata was named by Collins and Morris (1976). Its type specimen is BMNH In. 61361 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Spa Estate, which is in an Eocene/Eocene marine horizon in the Scotland Beds Formation of Barbados.

It was recombined as Palaeopinnixa perornata by Schweitzer and Feldmann (2001) and Schweitzer et al. (2010).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1976Pinnixa (Palaeopinnixa) perornata Collins and Morris p. 127 figs. Pl 19, fig 4
2001Palaeopinnixa perornata Schweitzer and Feldmann p. 336
2010Palaeopinnixa perornata Schweitzer et al. p. 136

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
RankNameAuthor
subphylumCrustaceaBrĂ¼nnich 1772
subclassMalacostraca
orderDecapoda
infraorderBrachyura()
superfamilyGoneplacoideaMacLeay 1838
familyHexapodidaeMiers 1886
genusPalaeopinnixa(Via 1966)
speciesperornata()

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