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Orometopus

Trilobita - Asaphida - Alsataspididae

Taxonomy
Orometopus was named by Broegger (1898) [Sepkoski's age data: O Trem-l O Aren Sepkoski's reference number: 2]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Orometopidae by Harrington and Leanza (1957); to Asaphida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Alsataspididae by Jell and Adrain (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1898Orometopus Broegger
1957Orometopus Harrington and Leanza
2002Orometopus Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Orometopus Jell and Adrain p. 415

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
subclassLibristomaFortey 1990
orderAsaphidaSalter 1864
familyAlsataspididaeTurner 1940
genusOrometopusBroegger 1898

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