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Ornamentaspis

Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Ellipsocephalidae

Taxonomy
Ornamentaspis was named by Geyer (1990) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm lMid Sepkoski's reference number: 928]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Trilobita by Sepkoski (2002); and to Ellipsocephalinae by Landing et al. (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1990Ornamentaspis Geyer
2002Ornamentaspis Sepkoski, Jr.
2008Ornamentaspis Landing et al. p. 893

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderPtychopariidaSwinnerton 1915
familyEllipsocephalidaeMatthew 1887
subfamilyEllipsocephalinaeMathew 1887
genusOrnamentaspisGeyer 1990

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