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Typified names:

Onychophora Grube 1853

NOMEN: Onychophora Grube 1853 [A.E. Grube. Ueber de Bau von Peripatus Edwardsii. - Archiv für Anatomie, Physiologie und Wissenschaftliche medicin, in Verbindung mit Mehreren Gelehrten Herausgegeben von Dr. Johannes Müller (1853): 322–360]

ORIGINAL LISTED MEMBERSHIP (Grube 1853): Peripatus/fg  

SENIOR CIRCUMSCRIPTIONAL SYNONYMS:
=
Polypoda Guilding 1826 (non Lamarck 1801; nec Brandt 1841)
= Malacopoda Blainville in Blanchard 1847

= Malacopodes

JUNIOR CIRCUMSCRIPTIONAL SYNONYMS:
= Prototracheata Schimkewitsch 1890 (non Protracheata Haeckel 1866)
= Monognatha Lameere 1895
= Monognatha Monoprostomera Lankester 1904
= Protarthropoda Lankester 1904
= Tracheoidea Krausse & Wolff 1919 

NON-MONOSEMANTIC CIRCUMSCRIPTIONAL SYNONYM:
= Euonychophora
Hutchinson 1930

NON-MONOSEMANTIC CIRCUMSCRIPTIONAL SYNONYM (including †Ontonychophora):
=
Udeonychophora Poinar 2000

NON-MONOSEMANTIC CIRCUMSCRIPTIONAL SYNONYM (including †Archonychophora + †Protonychophora + †Scleronychophora + †Paronychophora):
= Lobopodia Hou & Bergström 1995
= Polylobopoda Waggoner 1996

TYPIFIED NAME IN BASIC FORMAT: Peripatus/fg [f:1833; g:1826]
TYPIFIED NAMES IN USE: Peripatus (sensu Guilding 1826), Peripati, Peripatida, Peripatidae, Peripatidea, Peripatii, Peripatoidea

MODERN STATUS: generally accepted, the valid (while not the oldest) name of a holophyletic taxon.
Systematic position of Onychophora:

modern 
phylogenetic
classification:00000000

another
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Gnathopoda
  Onychophora
  Euarthropoda
    Chelicerophora
    Mandibulata
      Eucrustacea
      Atelocerata
Gnathopoda
  Chelicerophora
  Eucrustacea
  Ceratophora
    Onychophora
 
  Atelocerata

COMMENT. This taxon is often wrongly called Protracheata; actually the name Protracheata Haeckel 1866 was originally given to a hypothetic extinct taxon, which did not include Onychophora.