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Acaste

Trilobita - Phacopida - Acastidae

Taxonomy
Acaste was named by Goldfuss (1843) [Sepkoski's age data: S Ldov-m D Sieg Sepkoski's reference number: 1106].

It was reranked as Phacops (Acaste) by Salter (1864).

It was assigned to Phacops by Salter (1864); to Phacopida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Acastidae by Jell and Adrain (2003) and Edgecombe (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1843Acaste Goldfuss
1864Phacops (Acaste) Salter p. 26
2002Acaste Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Acaste Jell and Adrain p. 336
2007Acaste Edgecombe

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderPhacopidaSalter 1864
familyAcastidaeDelo 1935
genusAcasteGoldfuss 1843

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