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Chomatopyge falcata

Trilobita - Proetida - Dimeropygidae

Taxonomy
Chomatopyge falcata was named by Whittington and Evitt (1953). It is not extant. Its type specimen is USNM 116500. Its type locality is Loc. 3. south side of road, 0.2 mile east of Strasburg Junction, which is in a Turinian carbonate limestone in the Edinburg Formation of Virginia. It is the type species of Chomatopyge.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1953Chomatopyge falcata Whittington and Evitt pp. 49-51 figs. pl. 5; txt. f. 12

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderProetidaFortey and Owens 1975
familyDimeropygidaeHupe 1953
genusChomatopyge
speciesfalcata

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