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Ceratopeltis

Trilobita - Proetida - Bathyuridae

Taxonomy
Ceratopeltis was named by Poulsen (1937) [Sepkoski's age data: O Aren]. Its type is Ceratopeltis latilimbata.

It was assigned to Proetida by Sepkoski (2002); to Bathyuridae by Jell and Adrain (2003); and to Bathyurellinae by Fortey and Bruton (2013).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1937Ceratopeltis Poulsen
2002Ceratopeltis Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Ceratopeltis Jell and Adrain p. 467
2013Ceratopeltis 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
genusCeratopeltis

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