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Tinaspis totoyaca

Trilobita - Corynexochida - Leiostegiidae

Taxonomy
Tinaspis totoyaca was named by Robison and Pantoja-Alor (1968). Its type specimen is USNM 158980, a cephalon/head (cranidium), and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is USNM 16001c, Tinu Formation, Oaxaca, Mexico - Robison and Pantoja-Alor 1968, which is in the Tremadoc of limestone/shale the Tinu Formation Mexico. It is the type species of Tinaspis.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1968Tinaspis totoyaca Robison and Pantoja-Alor p. 785

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderCorynexochidaKobayashi 1935
familyLeiostegiidaeBradley 1925
genusTinaspis
speciestotoyaca

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