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Asaphiscus

Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Asaphiscidae

Taxonomy
Asaphiscus was named by Meek (1873) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm uMid-l Sepkoski's reference number: 379]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1873Asaphiscus Meek
2002Asaphiscus Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Asaphiscus Jell and Adrain p. 344

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderPtychopariidaSwinnerton 1915
familyAsaphiscidaeRaymond 1924
genusAsaphiscusMeek 1873

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