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Ampyxella

Trilobita - Asaphida - Raphiophoridae

Taxonomy
Ampyxella was named by Dean (1960) [Sepkoski's age data: O Cara-u Sepkoski's reference number: 378]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Raphiophorinae by Fortey (1975); to Asaphida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Raphiophoridae by Jell and Adrain (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1960Ampyxella Dean
1975Ampyxella Fortey p. 65
2002Ampyxella Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Ampyxella Jell and Adrain p. 340

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
subclassLibristomaFortey 1990
orderAsaphidaSalter 1864
familyRaphiophoridaeAngelin 1854
subfamilyRaphiophorinaeAngelin 1854
genusAmpyxellaDean 1960

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