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Promegalaspides

Trilobita - Asaphida - Asaphidae

Taxonomy
Promegalaspides was named by Westergård (1939) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Fran-u Sepkoski's reference number: 81,459]. It is not extant. Its type is Promegalaspides kinnekullensis.

It was assigned to Promegalaspidinae by Hoel (1999); to Asaphida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Asaphidae by Jell and Adrain (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1939Promegalaspides Westergård
1999Promegalaspides Hoel
2002Promegalaspides Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Promegalaspides Jell and Adrain p. 431

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
RankNameAuthor
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
subclassLibristomaFortey 1990
orderAsaphidaSalter 1864
superfamilyAsaphoideaSalter 1864
familyAsaphidaeBurmeister 1843
subfamilyPromegalaspidinaeJaanusson 1959
genusPromegalaspidesWestergård 1939

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