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Prehousia

Trilobita - Asaphida - Pterocephaliidae

Taxonomy
Prehousia was named by Palmer (1960) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Dres-u]. Its type is Prehousia alata.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1960Prehousia Palmer p. 77
2002Prehousia Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Prehousia Jell and Adrain p. 429

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
subclassLibristomaFortey 1990
orderAsaphidaSalter 1864
familyPterocephaliidaeKobayashi 1935
genusPrehousia

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