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Pelicephalus

Trilobita - Asaphida - Pterocephaliidae

Taxonomy
Pelicephalus was named by Kurtz (1975) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Fran-l Sepkoski's reference number: 384]. It is not extant.

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

Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1975Pelicephalus Kurtz
2002Pelicephalus Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Pelicephalus Jell and Adrain p. 423

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
subclassLibristomaFortey 1990
orderAsaphidaSalter 1864
familyPterocephaliidaeKobayashi 1935
genusPelicephalusKurtz 1975

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