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Amphitryon

Trilobita - Asaphida - Remopleurididae

Taxonomy
Amphitryon was named by Hawle and Corda (1874). Its type is Amphitryon murchisonii.

It was corrected as Amphytrion by Harrington et al. (1959).

It was assigned to Remopleuridinae by Harrington et al. (1959) and Nikolaisen (1983); to Asaphida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Remopleurididae by Owen (1981) and Jell and Adrain (2003).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1847Caphyra Barrande
1874Amphitryon Hawle and Corda
1959Amphytrion Harrington et al. p. 327
1981Amphitryon Owen
1983Amphitryon Nikolaisen
2002Amphitryon Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Amphitryon Jell and Adrain p. 340

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
RankNameAuthor
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
subclassLibristomaFortey 1990
orderAsaphidaSalter 1864
superfamilyAsaphoideaSalter 1864
familyRemopleurididaeHawle and Corda 1847
subfamilyRemopleuridinaeHawle and Corda 1847
genusAmphitryonHawle and Corda 1874

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