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Volocephalina

Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Ptychopariidae

Taxonomy
Volocephalina was named by Palmer (1979) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm lMid Sepkoski's reference number: 478 in Palmer and Halley 1979].

It was assigned to Ptychopariida by Eddy and McCollum (1998) and Sepkoski (2002); and to Ptychopariidae by Jell and Adrain (2003).

Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1979Volocephalina Palmer
1998Volocephalina Eddy and McCollum p. 883
2002Volocephalina Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Volocephalina Jell and Adrain p. 458

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderPtychopariidaSwinnerton 1915
familyPtychopariidaeMatthew 1887
genusVolocephalinaPalmer 1979

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