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Paraplethopeltis

Trilobita - Aulacopleurida - Hystricuridae

Taxonomy
Paraplethopeltis was named by Bridge and Cloud (1947) [Sepkoski's age data: O Trem-l Sepkoski's reference number: 795]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1947Paraplethopeltis Bridge and Cloud
2002Paraplethopeltis Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Paraplethopeltis Adrain et al. p. 559
2003Paraplethopeltis Jell and Adrain p. 421

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderAulacopleuridaAdrain 2011
familyHystricuridaeHupé 1953
genusParaplethopeltisBridge and Cloud 1947

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