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Kyphocephalus

Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Dokimocephalidae

Taxonomy
Kyphocephalus was named by Miller (1936) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Fran-l Sepkoski's reference number: 488]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1936Kyphocephalus Miller
2002Kyphocephalus Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Kyphocephalus Jell and Adrain p. 395

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderPtychopariidaSwinnerton 1915
familyDokimocephalidaeKobayashi 1935
genusKyphocephalusMiller 1936

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