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Macropyge (Promacropyge)

Trilobita - Asaphida - Ceratopygidae

Taxonomy
Promacropyge was named by Lu (1964) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Trep O Trem Sepkoski's reference number: 459,483]. It is not extant.

It was reranked as Macropyge (Promacropyge) by Lu and Lin (1984).

It was assigned to Macropyge by Lu and Lin (1984); and to Asaphida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1964Promacropyge Lu
1984Macropyge (Promacropyge) Lu and Lin
2002Promacropyge Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
subclassLibristomaFortey 1990
orderAsaphidaSalter 1864
familyCeratopygidaeRaymond 1913
genusMacropygeStubblefield 1927
subgenusPromacropyge(Lu 1964)

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