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Litocephalus

Trilobita - Asaphida - Aphelaspididae

Taxonomy
Litocephalus was named by Resser (1937) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Dres-u Cm Fran-l Sepkoski's reference number: 80]. It is not extant.

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

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1937Litocephalus Resser
1938Pterocephalina Resser p. 42
2002Litocephalus Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Litocephalus Jell and Adrain p. 399

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
subclassLibristomaFortey 1990
orderAsaphidaSalter 1864
familyAphelaspididaePalmer 1960
genusLitocephalusResser 1937

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