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Decoroproetus brevifrons

Trilobita - Proetida - Proetidae

Taxonomy
Forbesia brevifrons was named by Angelin (1854) [Forbesia? brevifrons]. Its type specimen is RM Ar 15245, a cephalon/head (cranidium), and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Ã…lleberg, Bestorp, which is in a Pirgu carbonate limestone in the Jonstorp Formation of Sweden.

It was recombined as Decoroproetus brevifrons by Owens (1973).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1854Forbesia brevifrons Angelin p. 63 figs. pl. 33 f. 18, 18a
1973Decoroproetus brevifrons Owens pp. 140-141 figs. 4.M, 5A-C

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderProetidaFortey and Owens 1975
familyProetidaeSalter 1864
subfamilyTropidocoryphinaePribyl 1946
genusDecoroproetusPribyl 1946
speciesbrevifrons(Angelin 1854)

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