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Peltura

Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Olenidae

Taxonomy
Peltura was named by Agassiz (1846) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Fran-u Cm Trep-l Sepkoski's reference number: 81]. It is not extant.

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

Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1846Peltura Agassiz
2002Peltura Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Peltura Jell and Adrain p. 423

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderPtychopariidaSwinnerton 1915
familyOlenidaeBurmeister 1843
genusPelturaAgassiz 1846

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