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Blainia

Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Asaphiscidae

Taxonomy
Blainia was named by Walcott (1916) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm m]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Trilobita by Allen and Lester (1954); to Ptychopariida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Asaphiscidae by Jell and Adrain (2003).

Species
Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1916Blainia Walcott
1954Blania Allen and Lester
2002Blainia Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Blainia Jell and Adrain p. 350

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderPtychopariidaSwinnerton 1915
familyAsaphiscidaeRaymond 1924
genusBlainiaWalcott 1916

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