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Dicranopeltis polytomus

Trilobita - Lichida - Lichidae

Taxonomy
Lichas polytomus was named by Angelin (1854). Its type specimen is Ar 6025 [lectotype selected by Warburg 1939], a cephalon/head (cranidium), and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Dicranopeltis polytomus by Warburg (1939).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1854Lichas polytomus Angelin
1884Lichas elegans Törnquist
1925Dicranopeltis elegans Warburg
1939Dicranopeltis polytomus Warburg p. 134

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
RankNameAuthor
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderLichidaMoore 1959
familyLichidaeHawle and Corda 1847
subfamilyLichinaeHawle and Corda 1847
tribeDicranopeltini
genusDicranopeltisHawle and Corda 1847
speciespolytomus()

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