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Protopresbynileus

Trilobita - Asaphida - Asaphidae

Taxonomy
Protopresbynileus was named by Hintze (1954) [Sepkoski's age data: O Trem-u O Aren-l Sepkoski's reference number: 795]. Its type is Pseudonileus willdeni.

It was reranked as Presbynileus (Protopresbynileus) by Jaanusson (1959).

It was assigned to Presbynileus by Jaanusson (1959); to Asaphida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Asaphidae by Fortey and Droser (1999) and Jell and Adrain (2003).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1952Pseudonileus Hintze p. 223
1954Protopresbynileus Hintze
1959Presbynileus (Protopresbynileus) Jaanusson
1999Protopresbynileus Fortey and Droser p. 193
2002Protopresbynileus Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Protopresbynileus Jell and Adrain p. 432

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
subclassLibristomaFortey 1990
orderAsaphidaSalter 1864
superfamilyAsaphoideaSalter 1864
familyAsaphidaeBurmeister 1843
genusProtopresbynileusHintze 1954

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