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Sphaerophthalmus

Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Olenidae

Taxonomy
Sphaerophthalmus was named by Angelin (1854) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Fran-u Sepkoski's reference number: 81].

It was assigned to Ptychopariida by Sepkoski (2002); to Olenidae by Jell and Adrain (2003); and to Leptoplastinae by H√łyberget and Bruton (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1854Sphaerophthalmus Angelin
2002Sphaerophthalmus Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Sphaerophthalmus Jell and Adrain p. 447
2012Sphaerophthalmus H√łyberget and Bruton

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderPtychopariidaSwinnerton 1915
familyOlenidaeBurmeister 1843
subfamilyLeptoplastinaeAngelin 1854
genusSphaerophthalmusAngelin 1854

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