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Merlinia

Trilobita - Asaphida - Asaphidae

Taxonomy
Merlinia was named by Fortey and Owens (1987) [Sepkoski's age data: O Aren-l Sepkoski's reference number: 378]. It is not extant.

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

Species
Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1987Merlinia Fortey and Owens
2002Merlinia Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Merlinia Jell and Adrain p. 405

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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
genusMerliniaFortey and Owens 1987

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