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Plethopeltis

Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Plethopeltidae

Taxonomy
Plethopeltis was named by Raymond (1913) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Trep-u O Trem-l Sepkoski's reference number: 379,464]. It is not extant.

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

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1913Plethopeltis Raymond
1931Plethometopus Ulrich
2002Plethometopus Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Plethopeltis Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Plethopeltis Jell and Adrain p. 427

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderPtychopariidaSwinnerton 1915
familyPlethopeltidaeRaymond 1925
genusPlethopeltisRaymond 1913

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