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Protolenus

Trilobita - Redlichiida - Ellipsocephalidae

Taxonomy
Protolenus was named by Matthew (1892) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Boto-u Cm mMid Sepkoski's reference number: 80,885]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Ellipsocephalidae by Jell and Adrain (2002); and to Ptychopariida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1892Protolenus Matthew
2002Protolenus Jell and Adrain p. 432
2002Protolenus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderRedlichiidaRichter 1932
suborderRedlichiinaRichter 1932
superfamilyEllipsocephaloideaLin 1990
familyEllipsocephalidaeMatthew 1887
genusProtolenusMatthew 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