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Pseudophillipsia obtusicauda

Trilobita - Proetida - Proetidae

Taxonomy
Phillipsia obtusicauda was named by Kayser (1883). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Mingshan Coalfield, Loping Area, which is in a Lopingian carbonate limestone in China.

It was recombined as Griffithides obtusicauda by Frech (1911); it was recombined as Pseudophillipsia (Pseudophillipsia) obtusicauda by Hahn and Brauckmann (1975); it was recombined as Pseudophillipsia obtusicauda by Lu (1974), Zhou (1977) and Zhang et al. (1982).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1883Phillipsia obtusicauda Kayser p. 162 figs. Pl 19, fig 3
1911Griffithides obtusicauda Frech p. 104 figs. Pl 14, fig 1
1974Pseudophillipsia obtusicauda Lu p. 299 figs. Pl 166, figs 25,26
1975Pseudophillipsia (Pseudophillipsia) obtusicauda Hahn and Brauckmann p. 119 figs. Pl 1,2,3,6,7
1977Pseudophillipsia obtusicauda Zhou p. 591 figs. Pl 221, fig 11
1982Pseudophillipsia obtusicauda Zhang et al. p. 326 figs. Pl 125, fig 1

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
RankNameAuthor
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderProetidaFortey and Owens 1975
familyProetidaeSalter 1864
familyPhillipsiidaeOehlert 1886
subfamilyDitomopyginaeHupe 1953
genusPseudophillipsia
speciesobtusicauda()

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