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Metacanthina

Trilobita - Phacopida - Acastidae

Taxonomy
Metacanthina was named by Pillet (1954) [Sepkoski's age data: D Sieg D Emsi-u Sepkoski's reference number: 421,983].

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1954Metacanthina Pillet
2002Metacanthina Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Metacanthina Jell and Adrain p. 405

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderPhacopidaSalter 1864
familyAcastidaeDelo 1935
genusMetacanthinaPillet 1954

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