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Rossaspis

Trilobita - Phacopida - Pliomeridae

Taxonomy
Rossaspis was named by Harrington (1957) [Sepkoski's age data: O Trem-l O Trem-u Sepkoski's reference number: 795]. It is not extant. Its type is Protopliomerops superciliosa.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1957Rossaspis Harrington p. 812
2002Rossaspis Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Rossaspis Jell and Adrain p. 440

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderPhacopidaSalter 1864
familyPliomeridaeRaymond 1913
genusRossaspis

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