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Dipentaspis

Trilobita - Lichida - Damesellidae

Taxonomy
Dipentaspis was named by Opik (1967) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm uMid Sepkoski's reference number: 16]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Odontopleurida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Damesellidae by Jell and Adrain (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1967Dipentaspis Opik
2002Dipentaspis Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Dipentaspis Jell and Adrain

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderLichidaMoore 1959
familyDamesellidaeKobayashi 1935
genusDipentaspisOpik 1967

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