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Akantharges

Trilobita - Lichida - Lichidae

Taxonomy
Akantharges was named by Phleger (1936) [Sepkoski's age data: D Eife Sepkoski's reference number: 774]. It is not extant. Its type is Lichas gourdoni.

It was assigned to Lichida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Trochurinae by Thomas and Holloway (1988) and Pollitt et al. (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1936Akantharges Phleger
1988Akantharges Thomas and Holloway p. 216
2002Akantharges Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Akantharges Pollitt et al. p. 238

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderLichidaMoore 1959
familyLichidaeHawle and Corda 1847
subfamilyTrochurinaePhleger 1936
genusAkanthargesPhleger 1936

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