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Diploaspis

Chasmataspidida - Diploaspididae

Taxonomy
Diploaspis was named by Størmer (1972) [Sepkoski's age data: D Emsi-l]. It is not extant. Its type is Diploaspis casteri. It is the type genus of Diploaspididae.

It was assigned to Chasmataspidida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Diploaspididae by Dunlop et al. (2003) and Poschmann et al. (2005).

Species
D. casteri (type species), D. muelleri

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1972Diploaspis Størmer
2002Diploaspis Sepkoski
2003Diploaspis Dunlop et al. p. 217
2005Diploaspis Poschmann et al. p. 117

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
Deuteropoda
RankNameAuthor
subphylumChelicerataHeymons 1901
EuchelicerataWeygoldt and Paulus 1979
Prosomapoda
Planaterga
Dekatriata
orderChasmataspididaCaster and Brooks 1956
familyDiploaspididaeStormer 1972
genusDiploaspisStørmer 1972

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.

G. †Diploaspis Størmer 1972
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Diploaspis casteri Størmer 1972
Diploaspis muelleri Poschmann et al. 2005
Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Locomotion: actively mobilep
Created: 2004-02-29 09:38:49
Modified: 2004-02-29 11:38:49
Source: p = phylum
Reference: Kiessling 2004

Age range: base of the Early/Lower Emsian to the top of the Pragian or 409.10000 to 407.60000 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Pragian410.8 - 407.6Germany D. muelleri (152107)
Early/Lower Emsian409.1 - 402.5Germany (Alken) D. casteri (27049)