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Mexicella

Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Ptychopariidae

Taxonomy
Mexicella was named by Lochman (1948) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm lMid]. Its type is Mexicella mexicana.

It was assigned to Ptychopariida by Eddy and McCollum (1998) and Sepkoski (2002); and to Ptychopariidae by Jell and Adrain (2003).

Species
M. mexicana (type species)
Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1948Mexicella Lochman
1998Mexicella Eddy and McCollum p. 879
2002Mexicella Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Mexicella Jell and Adrain p. 406

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderPtychopariidaSwinnerton 1915
familyPtychopariidaeMatthew 1887
genusMexicellaLochman 1948

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