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Aphelotoxon

Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Phylacteridae

Taxonomy
Aphelotoxon was named by Palmer (1965) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Dres-u Cm Fran-l Sepkoski's reference number: 486,489]. Its type is Bynumiella acuminata.

It was assigned to Ptychopariida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Phylacteridae by Jell and Adrain (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1965Aphelotoxon Palmer p. 78
2002Aphelotoxon Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Aphelotoxon Jell and Adrain p. 343

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderPtychopariidaSwinnerton 1915
familyPhylacteridaeLudvigsen and Westrop 1989
genusAphelotoxon

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