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Diplopoda (millipede)

Myriapoda -

Taxonomy
Diplopoda was named by Gervais (1844) [also attributed to de Blainville in Gervais 1844]. It is extant.

It was reranked as the order Diplopoda by Scudder (1890); it was reranked as the class Diplopoda by Hoffman (1969), Wilson and Anderson (2004) and Riquelme et al. (2014).

It was assigned to Myriapoda by Scudder (1890) and Dzik (1975); to Dignatha by Grimaldi and Engel (2005); and to Myriapoda by Hoffman (1969), Wilson and Anderson (2004), Štamberg and Zajíc (2008) and Riquelme et al. (2014).

Sister taxa
Arthropleuridea, Chilognatha, Penicillata

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1844Diplopoda Gervais
1890Diplopoda Scudder p. 43
1969Diplopoda Hoffman p. 578
1975Diplopoda Dzik p. 17
2004Diplopoda Wilson and Anderson p. 171
2005Diplopoda Grimaldi and Engel
2008Diplopoda Štamberg and Zajíc p. 81
2014Diplopoda Riquelme et al. p. 5

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
classMyriapoda()
DignathaTiegs 1947
subclassDiplopodaGervais 1844
subclassDiplopodaGervais 1844

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