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Elasmaspis

Trilobita - Phacopida - Pterygometopidae

Taxonomy
Elasmaspis was named by Kramarenko (1956) [Sepkoski's age data: O Ashg Sepkoski's reference number: 2]. It is not extant. Its type is Elasmaspis speciosa.

It was assigned to Phacopida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Monorakinae by Ludvigsen and Chatterton (1982) and Holloway (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1956Elasmaspis Kramarenko
1982Elasmaspis Ludvigsen and Chatterton p. 2204
2002Elasmaspis Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Elasmaspis Holloway

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderPhacopidaSalter 1864
familyPterygometopidaeReed 1905
subfamilyMonorakinae(Kramarenko 1952)
genusElasmaspisKramarenko 1956

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