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Phillipsia (Griffithides)

Trilobita - Proetida - Proetidae

Taxonomy
Griffithides was named by Portlock (1843) [Sepkoski's age data: C Tour-l C Step-l Sepkoski's reference number: 389].

It was reranked as Phillipsia (Griffithides) by Meek and Worthen (1870).

It was assigned to Phillipsia by Meek and Worthen (1870); to Phillipsiidae by Campbell and Engel (1963); to Proetida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Proetidae by Jell and Adrain (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1843Griffithides Portlock p. 310
1870Phillipsia (Griffithides) Meek and Worthen
1963Griffithides Campbell and Engel p. 112
2002Griffithides Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Griffithides Jell and Adrain p. 380

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderProetidaFortey and Owens 1975
familyProetidaeSalter 1864
genusPhillipsia
subgenusGriffithides()

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