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Megalopsis

Trilobita - Ptychopariida

Taxonomy
Megalopsis was named by Qian (1983) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm u Sepkoski's reference number: ZR83]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Ptychopariida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1983Megalopsis Qian
2002Megalopsis Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderPtychopariidaSwinnerton 1915
genusMegalopsisQian 1983

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