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Decoroproetus papyraceus

Trilobita - Proetida - Proetidae

Taxonomy
Proetus papyraceus was named by Törnquist (1884). Its type specimen is LO 597 T, a cephalon/head (cranidium), and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Fjäcka, Fjäcka Formation, which is in a Vormsi marine shale in the Fjäcka Formation of Sweden.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1884Proetus papyraceus Törnquist p. 48 figs. pl. 2 f. 4-6
1973Decoroproetus papyraceus Owens pp. 149-153 figs. 8.C-H, J, L-M

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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
speciespapyraceus(Törnquist 1884)

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