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Phylacops bituberculatus

Trilobita - Asaphida - Cyclopygidae

Taxonomy
Phylacops bituberculatus was named by Weir (1959). Its type specimen is B.M.N.H. In. 53392, a cephalon/head, and it is a 3D body fossil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1959Phylacops bituberculatus Weir pp. 377 - 378 figs. Plale 62 figs. 1-4

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
subclassLibristomaFortey 1990
orderAsaphidaSalter 1864
familyCyclopygidaeRaymond 1925
genusPhylacopsCooper and Kindle 1936
speciesbituberculatus

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
J. A. Weir 1959Phylacops wilh oblique laleral glabellar furrows placed far back; one pair of tubercles situated between lateral glabellar and occipital furrows.