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†family Proscorpiidae Scudder 1885 (scorpion)

Arachnida

PaleoDB taxon number: 272297

Synonyms: Archaeoctonidae Petrunkevitch 1949 (no. 272536), Hydroscorpiidae Kjellesvig-Waering 1986 (no. 272537), Hydroscorpionidae Kjellesvig-Waering 1986 (no. 286771), Labriscorpionidae Kjellesvig-Waering 1986 (no. 272538), Stoermeroscorpionidae Kjellesvig-Waering 1986 (no. 272539), Stoermeroscorpioniidae Kjellesvig-Waering 1986 (no. 286766), Waeringoscorpionidae StÝrmer 1970 (no. 272298)

Parent taxon: Scorpiones according to J. A. Dunlop et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Archaeoctonoidea, Bilobosternina, Branchioscorpionina, Brontoscorpio, Chaerilobuthidae, Eramoscorpius, Gondwanascorpio, Gymnoscorpius, Holosternina, Hubeiscorpio, Liassoscorpionidae, Liassoscorpionides, Lobosternina, Meristosternina, Mesoscorpionina, Orthosternina, Palaeomachus, Palaeotrilineatidae, Titanoscorpio, Wattisonia

Subtaxa: Archaeoctonus, Hydroscorpius, Pseudarchaeoctonus, Waeringoscorpio

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