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Diaphanometopus

Trilobita - Phacopida - Diaphanometopidae

Taxonomy
Diaphanometopus was named by Schmidt (1881) [Sepkoski's age data: O Aren O Llvi]. It is not extant. It is the type genus of Diaphanometopidae.

It was assigned to Phacopida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Diaphanometopidae by Jell and Adrain (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1881Diaphanometopus Schmidt
2002Diaphanometopus Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Diaphanometopus Jell and Adrain p. 469

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderPhacopidaSalter 1864
familyDiaphanometopidaeJaanusson 1959
genusDiaphanometopusSchmidt 1881

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