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Elkanaspis

Trilobita - Asaphida - Remopleurididae

Taxonomy
Elkanaspis was named by Ludvigson (1982) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Fran Cm Trep-u]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1982Elkanaspis Ludvigson
2002Elkanaspis Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Elkanaspis Jell and Adrain p. 370

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
subclassLibristomaFortey 1990
orderAsaphidaSalter 1864
superfamilyAsaphoideaSalter 1864
familyRemopleurididaeHawle and Corda 1847
genusElkanaspisLudvigson 1982

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