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Jeffersonia

Trilobita - Proetida - Bathyuridae

Taxonomy
Jeffersonia was named by Poulson (1927) [Sepkoski's age data: O Trem-u O Aren-l Sepkoski's reference number: 795]. Its type is Jeffersonia exterminata.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1927Jeffersonia Poulson
2002Jeffersonia Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Jeffersonia Jell and Adrain p. 389
2013Jeffersonia 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
subfamilyBathyurinaeWalcott 1886
genusJeffersoniaPoulson 1927

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