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Amphoton

Trilobita - Corynexochida - Dolichometopidae

Taxonomy
Amphoton was named by Lorenz (1906) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm mMid Cm uMid Sepkoski's reference number: 16,472]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Corynexochida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Dolichometopidae by Peng et al. (2004).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1906Amphoton Lorenz
1942Amphoton (Sunia) Kobayashi
1957Sunia Lu
2002Amphoton Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Sunia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Amphoton Peng et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderCorynexochidaKobayashi 1935
familyDolichometopidaeWalcott 1916
genusAmphotonLorenz 1906

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