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Borthaspidella

Trilobita - Asaphida - Nileidae

Taxonomy
Borthaspidella was named by Rasetti (1954) [Sepkoski's age data: O Trem]. Its type is Borthaspidella gaspensis.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1954Borthaspidella Rasetti p. 585
2002Borthaspidella Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Borthaspidella Jell and Adrain p. 351

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
subclassLibristomaFortey 1990
orderAsaphidaSalter 1864
familyNileidaeAngelin 1854
genusBorthaspidella

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