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Opisthothelae

Xiphosura - Xiphosurida

Taxonomy
Opisthothelae was named by Pocock (1892). It is extant.

It was assigned to Araneae by Pocock (1892), Cifuentes-Ruiz et al. (2006), Selden and Penney (2009) and Dunlop et al. (2013).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1892Opisthothelae Pocock
2006Opisthothelae Cifuentes-Ruiz et al.
2009Opisthothelae Selden and Penney p. 1276
2013Opisthothelae Dunlop et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumChelicerataHeymons 1901
EuchelicerataWeygoldt and Paulus 1979
Prosomapoda
classXiphosura()
RankNameAuthor
orderXiphosuridaLatreille 1802
Planaterga
Dekatriata
SclerophorataKamenz et al. 2011
classArachnidaLamarck 1801
Pantetrapulmonata
subclassTetrapulmonataSchultz 1990
Serikodiastida
orderAraneae
suborderOpisthothelaePocock 1892
suborderOpisthothelaePocock 1892

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