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Saltaspis

Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Olenidae

Taxonomy
Saltaspis was named by Harrington and Leanza (1952) [Sepkoski's age data: O Trem-l Sepkoski's reference number: 80]. 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).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1952Saltaspis Harrington and Leanza
1957Saltaspis Harrington and Leanza
2002Saltaspis Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Saltaspis Jell and Adrain p. 441

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderPtychopariidaSwinnerton 1915
familyOlenidaeBurmeister 1843
genusSaltaspisHarrington and Leanza 1952

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