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Benthamaspis

Trilobita - Proetida - Bathyuridae

Taxonomy
Benthamaspis was named by Poulsen (1946) [Sepkoski's age data: O Aren-l Sepkoski's reference number: 1066]. Its type is Benthamaspis problematica.

It was assigned to Bathyuridae by Fortey and Droser (1999); to Proetida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Bathyurellinae by Boyce (1989) and Fortey and Bruton (2013).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1946Benthamaspis Poulsen
1966Oculomagnus Lochman p. 541
1989Benthamaspis Boyce p. 56
1999Benthamaspis Fortey and Droser p. 189
2002Benthamaspis Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Oculomagnus Sepkoski, Jr.
2013Benthamaspis Fortey and Bruton

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderProetidaFortey and Owens 1975
familyBathyuridaeWalcott 1886
subfamilyBathyurellinaeHupe 1953
genusBenthamaspisPoulsen 1946

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