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Fallotaspidella

Trilobita - Redlichiida - Archaeaspididae

Taxonomy
Fallotaspidella was named by Repina (1964) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Atda-u]. It is not extant. Its type is Fallotaspidella musatovi.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1964Fallotaspidella Repina
1993Fallotaspidella Palmer and Repina p. 29 fig. 9.4
2002Fallotaspidella Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderRedlichiidaRichter 1932
familyArchaeaspididaeRepina 1979
genusFallotaspidellaRepina 1964

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 1993-Archaeaspididae with glabella slightly ta- pered forward; anterior end bluntly rounded. Preglabellar field short, crossed by plectrum. Posterior tips of ocular lobes opposite Ll. Width of interocular area about half or less width of extraocular area opposite midlength of ocu- lar lobe. Si and S2 usually continuous across glabella.