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Metapilekia

Trilobita - Phacopida - Pilekiidae

Taxonomy
Metapilekia was named by Harrington (1938) [Sepkoski's age data: O l]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Pliomeridae by Harrington and Leanza (1957); to Phacopida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Pilekiidae by Jell and Adrain (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1938Metapilekia Harrington
1957Metapilekia Harrington and Leanza
2002Metapilekia Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Metapilekia Jell and Adrain p. 406

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderPhacopidaSalter 1864
familyPilekiidaeSdzuy 1955
genusMetapilekiaHarrington 1938

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