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Gyrometopus

Trilobita - Phacopida - Diaphanometopidae

Taxonomy
Gyrometopus was named by Jaanusson (1975) [Sepkoski's age data: O Aren Sepkoski's reference number: 1066]. Its type is Nileus lineatus.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1975Gyrometopus Jaanusson p. 209
2002Gyrometopus Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Gyrometopus 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
genusGyrometopus

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