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Pilekia

Trilobita - Phacopida - Pilekiidae

Taxonomy
Pilekia was named by Barton (1915). Its type is Cheirurus apollo.

It was assigned to Phacopida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Pilekiidae by Jell and Adrain (2003) and Fortey and Bruton (2013).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1915Pilekia Barton
2002Pilekia Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Pilekia Jell and Adrain p. 425
2013Pilekia Fortey and Bruton

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderPhacopidaSalter 1864
familyPilekiidaeSdzuy 1955
genusPilekiaBarton 1915

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