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Megapalaeolenus

Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Palaeolenidae

Taxonomy
Megapalaeolenus was named by Chang (1966) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Boto-u Sepkoski's reference number: 463]. It is not extant. Its type is Palaeolenus deprati.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1966Megapalaeolenus Chang
2002Megapalaeolenus Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Megapalaeolenus Jell and Adrain p. 404

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderPtychopariidaSwinnerton 1915
familyPalaeolenidaeHupé 1953
genusMegapalaeolenusChang 1966

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