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Atops

Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Atopidae

Taxonomy
Atops was named by Emmons (1844) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Atda-u Sepkoski's reference number: 80]. It is not extant.

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

Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1844Atops Emmons
1966Ivshiniellus Korobov
1979Ivshiniellus Osadchaya et al.
2002Atops Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Atops Jell and Adrain p. 345

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderPtychopariidaSwinnerton 1915
familyAtopidaeHupé 1953
genusAtopsEmmons 1844

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