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Oopsites

Trilobita - Proetida - Telephinidae

Taxonomy
Oopsites was named by Fortey (1975) [Sepkoski's age data: O Aren-l O Aren-u Sepkoski's reference number: 795]. Its type is Telephina hibernicus.

It was assigned to Ptychopariida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Telephinidae by Fortey (1975) and Jell and Adrain (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1975Oopsites Fortey p. 94
2002Oopsites Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Oopsites Jell and Adrain p. 414

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderProetidaFortey and Owens 1975
familyTelephinidaeMarek 1952
genusOopsites

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