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Opipeuter

Trilobita - Proetida - Telephinidae

Taxonomy
Opipeuter was named by Fortey (1974) [Sepkoski's age data: O Aren-l O Aren-u Sepkoski's reference number: 565].

It was assigned to Asaphida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Telephinidae by Fortey and Droser (1999) and Jell and Adrain (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1974Opipeuter Fortey
1999Opipeuter Fortey and Droser p. 187
2002Opipeuter Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Opipeuter Jell and Adrain p. 414

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderProetidaFortey and Owens 1975
familyTelephinidaeMarek 1952
genusOpipeuterFortey 1974

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