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Oryctocephalops

Trilobita - Corynexochida - Oryctocephalidae

Taxonomy
Oryctocephalops was named by Lermontova (1940) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Tojo Cm mMid Sepkoski's reference number: 474]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1940Oryctocephalops Lermontova
2002Oryctocephalops Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Oryctocephalops Jell and Adrain p. 415

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderCorynexochidaKobayashi 1935
familyOryctocephalidaeBeecher 1897
genusOryctocephalopsLermontova 1940

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