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Sceptaspis

Trilobita - Phacopida - Pterygometopidae

Taxonomy
Sceptaspis was named by Ludvigsen and Chatterton (1982) [Sepkoski's age data: O Cara-l O Ashg-u Sepkoski's reference number: 392,690,795]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Eomonorachinae by Ludvigsen and Chatterton (1982); to Phacopida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Pterygometopidae by Jell and Adrain (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1982Sceptaspis Ludvigsen and Chatterton p. 2186
2002Sceptaspis Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Sceptaspis Jell and Adrain p. 442

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderPhacopidaSalter 1864
familyPterygometopidaeReed 1905
subfamilyEomonorachinaePillet 1954
genusSceptaspis

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