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Diacanthaspis orandensis

Trilobita - Lichida - Odontopleuridae

Taxonomy
Diacanthaspis orandensis was named by Whittington (1956) [Paratypes: USNM 116524a-f]. Its type specimen is USNM 116523, a cephalon/head (cranidium), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Loc. 8, Greenmount Church area, which is in a Turinian carbonate limestone in the Oranda Formation of Virginia.

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1956Diacanthaspis orandensis Whittington p. 228 figs. Pl. 10, figs. 1, 3, 5-7

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderLichidaMoore 1959
familyOdontopleuridaeBurmeister 1843
subfamilyOdontopleurinaeBurmeister 1843
genusDiacanthaspis
speciesorandensis

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Diagnosis
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