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Diceratocephalus

Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Diceratocephalidae

Taxonomy
Diceratocephalus was named by Lu (1954) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Dres-l Sepkoski's reference number: 463]. It is not extant. Its type is Diceratocephalus armatus.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1954Diceratocephalus Lu
2002Diceratocephalus Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Diceratocephalus Jell and Adrain

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderPtychopariidaSwinnerton 1915
familyDiceratocephalidaeLu 1954
genusDiceratocephalusLu 1954

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