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Westonaspis

Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Phylacteridae

Taxonomy
Westonaspis was named by Rasetti (1945) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Trep]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Trilobita by Sepkoski (2002); and to Phylacteridae by Jell and Adrain (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1945Westonaspis Rasetti
2002Westonaspis Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Westonaspis Jell and Adrain p. 459

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderPtychopariidaSwinnerton 1915
familyPhylacteridaeLudvigsen and Westrop 1989
genusWestonaspisRasetti 1945

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