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Protolenus

Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Ellipsocephalidae

Taxonomy
Protolenus was named by Matthew (1892) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Boto-u Cm mMid Sepkoski's reference number: 80,885]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1892Protolenus Matthew
2002Protolenus Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Protolenus Jell and Adrain p. 432

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderPtychopariidaSwinnerton 1915
familyEllipsocephalidaeMatthew 1887
genusProtolenusMatthew 1892

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