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Cyphoniscus

Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Isocolidae

Taxonomy
Cyphoniscus was named by Salter (1853). Its type is Cyphoniscus socialis.

It was assigned to Isocolidae by Whittington (1956); and to Asaphida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1853Cyphoniscus Salter
1956Cyphoniscus Whittington
2002Cyphoniscus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderPtychopariidaSwinnerton 1915
familyIsocolidaeAngelin 1854
genusCyphoniscusSalter 1853

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