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Blountia

Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Kingstoniidae

Taxonomy
Blountia was named by Walcott (1916). Its type is Blountia mimula.

It was assigned to Ptychopariida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Kingstoniidae by Westrop (1992) and Jell and Adrain (2003).

Species
Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1916Blountia Walcott
1937Homodictya Raymond
1937Protillaenus Raymond
1992Blountia Westrop
2002Blountia Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Homodictya Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Blountia Jell and Adrain p. 350

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderPtychopariidaSwinnerton 1915
familyKingstoniidaeKobayashi 1935
genusBlountiaWalcott 1916

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