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Selenopeltis

Trilobita - Lichida - Odontopleuridae

Taxonomy
Selenopeltis was named by Hawle and Corda (1847) [Sepkoski's age data: O Aren-l O Ashg Sepkoski's reference number: 2].

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1847Selenopeltis Hawle and Corda
2002Selenopeltis Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Selenopeltis Jell and Adrain p. 443

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderLichidaMoore 1959
familyOdontopleuridaeBurmeister 1843
genusSelenopeltisHawle and Corda 1847

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