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Furcalithus

Trilobita - Asaphida - Trinucleidae

Taxonomy
Furcalithus was named by Fortey and Owens (1987) [Sepkoski's age data: O Aren-l Sepkoski's reference number: 726]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1987Furcalithus Fortey and Owens
2002Furcalithus Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Furcalithus Jell and Adrain p. 377

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
subclassLibristomaFortey 1990
orderAsaphidaSalter 1864
familyTrinucleidaeHawle and Corda 1847
genusFurcalithusFortey and Owens 1987

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