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Zacanthoides

Trilobita - Corynexochida - Zacanthoididae

Taxonomy
Zacanthoides was named by Walcott (1888) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Tojo-u Cm uMid-m Sepkoski's reference number: 80,478].

It was assigned to Olenidae by Walcott (1908); to Oryctocephalidae by Mason (1935); to Corynexochida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Zacanthoididae by Eddy and McCollum (1998) and Jell and Adrain (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1888Zacanthoides Walcott
1908Zacanthoides Walcott p. 23
1935Zacanthoides Mason p. 115
1998Zacanthoides Eddy and McCollum p. 877
2002Zacanthoides Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Zacanthoides Jell and Adrain p. 463

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderCorynexochidaKobayashi 1935
familyZacanthoididaeSwinnerton 1915
genusZacanthoidesWalcott 1888

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