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Orphanaspis

Trilobita - Lichida - Odontopleuridae

Taxonomy
Orphanaspis was named by Prantl and Pribyl (1949) [Sepkoski's age data: O Ashg-m D m Sepkoski's reference number: 795]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1949Orphanaspis Prantl and Pribyl
2002Orphanaspis Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Orphanaspis Jell and Adrain p. 415

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderLichidaMoore 1959
familyOdontopleuridaeBurmeister 1843
genusOrphanaspisPrantl and Pribyl 1949

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