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Otarion

Trilobita - Proetida - Aulacopleuridae

Taxonomy
Otarion was named by Zenker (1833) [Sepkoski's age data: S Wenl-l D Eife Sepkoski's reference number: 1106]. It is not extant. It is the type genus of Otarionidae.

It was assigned to Otarionidae by Whittington (1941); to Aulacopleurinae by Thomas and Owens (1978); to Proetida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Aulacopleuridae by Jell and Adrain (2003).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1833Otarion Zenker p. 67
1847Conoparia Hawle and Corda
1941Otarion Whittington p. 512
1965Otarionella Weyber
1978Otarion Thomas and Owens p. 66
1978Otarionella Thomas and Owens p. 73
2002Otarion Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Otarionella Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Otarion Jell and Adrain p. 415

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderProetidaFortey and Owens 1975
familyAulacopleuridaeAngelin 1854
genusOtarionZenker 1833

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