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Ceratocara

Trilobita - Lichida - Odontopleuridae

Taxonomy
Ceratocara was named by Ramsköld (1991) [Sepkoski's age data: O Llde O Cara-l]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Ceratocephalinae by Chatterton et al. (1997); to Odontopleurida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Odontopleuridae by Jell and Adrain (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1991Ceratocara Ramsköld
1997Ceratocara Chatterton et al. p. 112
2002Ceratocara Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Ceratocara Jell and Adrain p. 356

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderLichidaMoore 1959
familyOdontopleuridaeBurmeister 1843
subfamilyCeratocephalinaeRichter and Richter 1925
genusCeratocaraRamsköld 1991

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