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Plataspis

Arthrodira - Arctolepidae

Taxonomy
Plataspis was named by Westwood (1837).

It was assigned to Arctolepidae by Dineley and Metcalfe (1999).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1837Plataspis Westwood
1999Plataspis Dineley and Metcalfe

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
RankNameAuthor
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
subclassPlacodermi(M'Coy 1848)
orderArthrodiraWoodward 1891
familyArctolepidaeHeintz 1937
genusPlataspisWestwood 1837

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