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Metaacidaspis

Trilobita - Lichida - Lichakephalidae

Taxonomy
Metaacidaspis was named by Qiu (1984) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm u Sepkoski's reference number: ZR84]. It is not extant. Its type is Metaacidaspis beigongensis.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1984Metaacidaspis Qiu
2002Metaacidaspis Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Metaacidaspis Jell and Adrain

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderLichidaMoore 1959
familyLichakephalidaeTripp 1957
genusMetaacidaspis

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