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Asiocephalus

Trilobita - Asaphida - Ceratopygidae

Taxonomy
Asiocephalus was named by Palmer (1968) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Fran]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Ceratopygidae by Peng (1992); and to Ptychopariida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1968Asiocephalus Palmer
1992Asiocephalus Peng
2002Asiocephalus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
subclassLibristomaFortey 1990
orderAsaphidaSalter 1864
familyCeratopygidaeLinnarsson 1869
genusAsiocephalusPalmer 1968

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