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Protopeltura

Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Olenidae

Taxonomy
Protopeltura was named by Broegger (1882) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Fran-l Cm Trep-l Sepkoski's reference number: 81]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Pelturinae by Harrington and Leanza (1957); to Ptychopariida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Olenidae by Jell and Adrain (2003).

Species
Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1882Protopeltura Broegger
1957Protopeltura Harrington and Leanza
2002Protopeltura Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Protopeltura 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
familyOlenidaeBurmeister 1843
genusProtopelturaBroegger 1882

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