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Proceratocephala

Trilobita - Lichida - Odontopleuridae

Taxonomy
Proceratocephala was named by Prantl and Pribyl (1949) [Sepkoski's age data: O Ashg-m Sepkoski's reference number: 795].

It was assigned to Odontopleuridae by Whittington (1956); and to Odontopleurida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1949Drummuckaspis Prantl and Pribyl
1949Proceratocephala Prantl and Pribyl
1956Proceratocephala Whittington p. 515
2002Proceratocephala Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderLichidaMoore 1959
familyOdontopleuridaeBurmeister 1843
genusProceratocephalaPrantl 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