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Pterocephalia

Trilobita - Asaphida - Pterocephaliidae

Taxonomy
Pterocephalia was named by Roemer (1849) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Dres-u Cm Fran-l Sepkoski's reference number: 16,489].

It was assigned to Pterocephaliinae by Palmer (1960); to Asaphida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Pterocephaliidae by Jell and Adrain (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1849Pterocephalia Roemer
1960Pterocephalia Palmer p. 84
2002Pterocephalia Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Pterocephalia Jell and Adrain p. 436

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
subclassLibristomaFortey 1990
orderAsaphidaSalter 1864
familyPterocephaliidaeKobayashi 1935
subfamilyPterocephaliinae
genusPterocephaliaRoemer 1849

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