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Cyphaspides

Trilobita - Proetida - Aulacopleuridae

Taxonomy
Cyphaspides was named by Novak (1890) [Sepkoski's age data: D Sieg D Give-u Sepkoski's reference number: 421,1106].

It was assigned to Aulacopleurinae by Thomas and Owens (1978); to Proetida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Aulacopleuridae by Jell and Adrain (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1890Cyphaspides Novak
1978Cyphaspides Thomas and Owens p. 70
2002Cyphaspides Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Cyphaspides Jell and Adrain p. 363

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderProetidaFortey and Owens 1975
familyAulacopleuridaeAngelin 1854
genusCyphaspidesNovak 1890

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