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Eofallotaspis

Trilobita - Redlichiida - Fallotaspididae

Taxonomy

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1993Eofallotaspis Palmer and Repina p. 27 fig. 7.1.5
1997Eofallotaspis Whittington et al. p. 418
2002Eofallotaspis Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderRedlichiidaRichter 1932
familyFallotaspididaeHupe 1953
genusEofallotaspis

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 1993Fallotaspidinae with posterior margin of
cephalon nearly straight; small intergenal spine on poste- rior border approximately midway between axial furrow and genal spine. Glabella slightly tapered forward. Ocular lobes directed posterolaterally from junction with L4. Width of interocular area equal to or greater than width of ex- traocular area opposite midlength of ocular lobe. Occipi- tal ring simple. Thorax narrow; axis wider than pleural regions; third segment macropleural. External surface strongly pitted.