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Eleutherocentrus

Trilobita - Proetida - Bathyuridae

Taxonomy
Eleutherocentrus was named by Clark (1935) [Sepkoski's age data: O Aren-u Sepkoski's reference number: 795]. Its type is Eleutherocentrus petersoni.

It was assigned to Trilobita by Clark (1935); to Proetida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Bathyuridae by Jell and Adrain (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1935Eleutherocentrus Clark p. 243
2002Eleutherocentrus Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Eleutherocentrus Jell and Adrain p. 370

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

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
T. H. Clark 1935An ogygiocarinid with glabella long, devoid of furrows; axial lobe of pygidium produced backwards into a spine free from the posterior margin