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Lonchocephalus

Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Lonchocephalidae

Taxonomy
Lonchocephalus was named by Owen (1852) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Dres-l Sepkoski's reference number: 1,16]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1852Lonchocephalus Owen
2002Lonchocephalus Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Lonchocephalus Jell and Adrain p. 400

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderPtychopariidaSwinnerton 1915
familyLonchocephalidaeHupé 1955
genusLonchocephalusOwen 1852

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