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Leptochilodiscus

Trilobita - Agnostida - Weymouthiidae

Taxonomy
Leptochilodiscus was named by Rasetti (1966) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Boto Sepkoski's reference number: 458]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Weymouthiidae by Whittington et al. (1997); and to Agnostida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1966Leptochilodiscus Rasetti
1976Kerberodiscus Bassett
1997Leptochilodiscus Whittington et al. p. 393
2002Leptochilodiscus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderAgnostidaSalter 1864
familyWeymouthiidaeKobayashi 1943
genusLeptochilodiscusRasetti 1966

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