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Opoa

Trilobita - Scutelluidae

Taxonomy
Opoa was named by Lane (1972) [Sepkoski's age data: S Wenl-u]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Meroperixinae by Kobayashi and Hamada (1974); to Ptychopariida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Styginidae by Jell and Adrain (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1972Opoa Lane
1974Opoa Kobayashi and Hamada p. 68
2002Opoa Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Opoa Jell and Adrain p. 414

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
familyScutelluidaeRichter and Richter 1955
subfamilyMeroperixinae
genusOpoaLane 1972

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