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Asaphellus

Trilobita - Asaphida - Asaphidae

Taxonomy
Asaphellus was named by Callaway (1877) [Sepkoski's age data: O Trem-l O Llvi-l Sepkoski's reference number: 80,378,726].

It was assigned to Ogygiinae by Harrington and Leanza (1957); to Asaphida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Asaphidae by Robison and Pantoja-Alor (1968) and Jell and Adrain (2003).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1877Asaphellus Callaway
1946Plesiomegalaspis Thoral
1957Asaphellus Harrington and Leanza
1967Asaphoon Hutchison and Ingham
1968Asaphellus Robison and Pantoja-Alor p. 780
2002Asaphellus Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Asaphoon Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Plesiomegalaspis Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Asaphellus Jell and Adrain p. 344

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
subclassLibristomaFortey 1990
orderAsaphidaSalter 1864
superfamilyAsaphoideaSalter 1864
familyAsaphidaeBurmeister 1843
genusAsaphellusCallaway 1877

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