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Bradyfallotaspis

Trilobita - Redlichiida - Archaeaspididae

Taxonomy
Bradyfallotaspis was named by Fritz (1972) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Atda-u Sepkoski's reference number: 475]. It is not extant. Its type is Bradyfallotaspis fusa.

It was assigned to Archaeaspididae by Palmer and Repina (1993) and Whittington et al. (1997); and to Olenellida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1972Bradyfallotaspis Fritz
1993Bradyfallotaspis Palmer and Repina p. 29 fig. 9.2
1997Bradyfallotaspis Whittington et al. p. 423
2002Bradyfallotaspis Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderRedlichiidaRichter 1932
familyArchaeaspididaeRepina 1979
genusBradyfallotaspisFritz 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.

Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
A. R. Palmer and L. N. Repina 1993Archaeaspididae with glabellar outline subcylindrical; anterior end of glabella strongly rounded. Sagittal length of preglabellar field about equal to that of border. Width of interocular area less than width of extraocular area opposite midlength of ocular lobe. Ocular lobes raised above level of glabella.