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Metascutellum

Trilobita - Corynexochida - Styginidae

Taxonomy
Metascutellum was named by Snajdr (1960) [Sepkoski's age data: D Sieg D Emsi-l Sepkoski's reference number: 421,1106]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Corynexochida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Styginidae by Jell and Adrain (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1960Metascutellum Snajdr
2002Metascutellum Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Metascutellum Jell and Adrain p. 406

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderCorynexochidaKobayashi 1935
familyStyginidaeVogdes 1890
genusMetascutellumSnajdr 1960

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