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Neltneriidae

Trilobita - Redlichiida - Neltneriidae

Taxonomy
Neltneriidae was named by Hupé (1953). It is not extant. Its type is Neltneria.

It was assigned to Fallotaspidoidea by Palmer and Repina (1993); and to Redlichiida by Whittington et al. (1997).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1953Neltneriidae Hupé p. 125
1993Neltneriidae Palmer and Repina p. 30
1997Neltneriidae Whittington et al. p. 425

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderRedlichiidaRichter 1932
familyNeltneriidaeHupé 1953
familyNeltneriidaeHupé 1953

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
A. R. Palmer and L. N. Repina 1993Fallotaspidoidea with posterior margin of cephalon deflected slightly forward distally. Glabella parallel-sided, bluntly rounded anteriorly. L4 elongate. Ocular lobe connected only to posterior part of L4. Ocu- lar lobes close to glabella; interocular area poorly differen- tiated. Thorax has 17 segments.