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Torifera

Trilobita - Asaphida - Alsataspididae

Taxonomy
Torifera was named by Wolfart (1974) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Dres-l]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Ptychopariida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Alsataspididae by Peng et al. (2009).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1974Torifera Wolfart
1987Xiangia Peng
2002Torifera Sepkoski, Jr.
2009Torifera Peng et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
subclassLibristomaFortey 1990
orderAsaphidaSalter 1864
familyAlsataspididaeTurner 1940
genusToriferaWolfart 1974

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