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Phorocephala

Trilobita - Proetida - Telephinidae

Taxonomy
Phorocephala was named by Lu (1965). Its type is Phorocephala typa.

It was assigned to Ptychopariida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Telephinidae by Owen and Bruton (1980) and Jell and Adrain (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1965Phorocephala Lu
1980Phorocephala Owen and Bruton
2002Phorocephala Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Phorocephala Jell and Adrain p. 425

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderProetidaFortey and Owens 1975
familyTelephinidaeMarek 1952
genusPhorocephalaLu 1965

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