Basic info Taxonomic history Classification Relationships
Morphology Ecology and taphonomy   Age range and collections

Triproetus altasulcus

Trilobita - Proetida - Proetidae

Taxonomy
Triproetus altasulcus was named by Brezinski (1992). Its type specimen is USNM 447537, a pygidium, and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is USNM712p, Hill 5021, Sullivan Peak, Glass Mountains, which is in an Artinskian slope limestone in the Skinner Ranch Formation of Texas.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1992Triproetus altasulcus Brezinski p. 934 figs. 5.25-5.31

Is something missing? Join the Paleobiology Database and enter the data

RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderProetidaFortey and Owens 1975
familyProetidaeSalter 1864
genusTriproetus()
speciesaltasulcus

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