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Plethopeltides

Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Plethopeltidae

Taxonomy
Plethopeltides was named by Maksimova (1962) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Trep-u Sepkoski's reference number: 618]. It is not extant. Its type is Plethopeltides magnus.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1962Plethopeltides Maksimova
2002Plethopeltides Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Plethopeltides Jell and Adrain

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderPtychopariidaSwinnerton 1915
familyPlethopeltidaeRaymond 1925
genusPlethopeltidesMaksimova 1962

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