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Protocerauroides

Trilobita - Phacopida - Cheiruridae

Taxonomy
Protocerauroides was named by Chatterton and Perry (1984) [Sepkoski's age data: S Wenl Sepkoski's reference number: ZR84]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1984Protocerauroides Chatterton and Perry
2002Protocerauroides Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Protocerauroides Jell and Adrain p. 432

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderPhacopidaSalter 1864
suborderCheirurinaHarrington and Leanza 1957
familyCheiruridaeHawle and Corda 1847
genusProtocerauroidesChatterton and Perry 1984

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