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Atopasaphus

Trilobita - Asaphida - Asaphidae

Taxonomy
Atopasaphus was named by Shergold (1971) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Fran-u Sepkoski's reference number: 16]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Asaphida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Asaphidae by Jell and Adrain (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1971Atopasaphus Shergold
2002Atopasaphus Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Atopasaphus Jell and Adrain p. 345

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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
genusAtopasaphusShergold 1971

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