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Tricopelta

Trilobita - Phacopida - Pterygometopidae

Taxonomy
Tricopelta was named by Ludvigsen and Chatterton (1982) [Sepkoski's age data: O Cara-m O Ashg-m Sepkoski's reference number: 392,795]. It is not extant. Its type is Tricopelta mackenziensis.

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
1982Tricopelta Ludvigsen and Chatterton
2002Tricopelta Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Tricopelta Jell and Adrain p. 455

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

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