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Mesoprosopon

Maxillopoda - Cyclida - Mesoprosopidae

Taxonomy
Mesoprosopon was named by Stolley (1914) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Nori Sepkoski's reference number: 2]. Its type is Mesoprosopon triasinum. It is the type genus of Mesoprosoponidae.

It was assigned to Brachyura by Stolley (1914); to Mesoprosopidae by Glaessner (1969); and to Cyclida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1914Mesoprosopon Stolley p. 678
1969Mesoprosopon Glaessner p. 570
2002Mesoprosopon Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
RankNameAuthor
Pancrustacea
subphylumCrustaceaBrĂ¼nnich 1772
classMaxillopodaDahl 1956
subclassBranchiuraThorell 1864
orderCyclida(Glaessner 1928)
familyMesoprosopidae(Glaessner 1928)
genusMesoprosopon

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