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Megalaspidicus

Trilobita -

Taxonomy
Megalaspidicus was named by Petrunina (1984) [Sepkoski's age data: O l Sepkoski's reference number: ZR85]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Trilobita by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1984Megalaspidicus Petrunina
2002Megalaspidicus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
RankNameAuthor
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
genusMegalaspidicusPetrunina 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