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Mystrocephala

Trilobita - Proetida - Brachymetopidae

Taxonomy
Mystrocephala was named by Whittington (1960). It is not extant.

It was assigned to Brachymetopinae by Owens and Hammann (1990); to Proetida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Brachymetopidae by Adrain and Kloc (1997) and Jell and Adrain (2003).

Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1960Mystrocephala Whittington
1990Mystrocephala Owens and Hammann
1997Mystrocephala Adrain and Kloc p. 709
2002Mystrocephala Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Mystrocephala Jell and Adrain p. 409

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderProetidaFortey and Owens 1975
superfamilyAulacopleuroideaAngelin 1854
familyBrachymetopidaePrantl and Pribyl 1951
genusMystrocephalaWhittington 1960

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