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Ellipsocephalus

Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Ellipsocephalidae

Taxonomy
Ellipsocephalus was named by Zenker (1833) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Atda-u Cm uMid-l Sepkoski's reference number: 80,81].

It was assigned to Ellipsocephalinae by Ahlberg (1980); to Ptychopariida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Ellipsocephalidae by Jell and Adrain (2003).

Species
Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1833Ellipsocephalus Zenker
1957Germaropyge Snajdr
1958Germaropyge Snajdr p. 94
1980Ellipsocephalus Ahlberg
2002Ellipsocephalus Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Ellipsocephalus Jell and Adrain p. 370

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderPtychopariidaSwinnerton 1915
familyEllipsocephalidaeMatthew 1887
subfamilyEllipsocephalinaeMathew 1887
genusEllipsocephalusZenker 1833

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