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Craniata

Discussion

Original taxonomic rank is not given in the reference.

Taxonomy
Craniata was named by Linnaeus (1758) [really?]. It is extant. It was considered monophyletic by Heimberg et al. (2010).

It was synonymized objectively with Vertebrata by Heimberg et al. (2010); it was reranked as the subphylum Craniata by Edgecombe et al. (2011) and Zhang (2011).

It was assigned to Olfactores by Edgecombe et al. (2011); to Cephalochordata by Zhang (2011); and to Chordata by Van Der Laan (2019).

Synonyms
  • Coluber arcuatus was named by von Meyer (1845). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Öhningen, which is in a MN 7 + 8 lacustrine limestone in the Upper Freshwater Molasse Formation of Germany.

    It was considered a nomen dubium by Szyndlar (1997).
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Craniata Linnaeus
1845Coluber arcuatus von Meyer p. 42 figs. 5 pl. 2
2011Craniata Edgecombe et al. p. 153 figs. Fig. 1
2011Craniata Zhang
2019Craniata Van Der Laan p. 15

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
RankNameAuthor
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumCraniata
subphylumCraniata

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