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Sunwaptia

Trilobita - Asaphida - Ptychaspididae

Taxonomy
Sunwaptia was named by Westrop (1986) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Trep-u Sepkoski's reference number: 625,697]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1986Sunwaptia Westrop
2002Sunwaptia Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Sunwaptia Jell and Adrain p. 449

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
subclassLibristomaFortey 1990
orderAsaphidaSalter 1864
familyPtychaspididaeRaymond 1924
genusSunwaptiaWestrop 1986

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