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Frencrinuroides capitonis

Trilobita - Phacopida - Encrinuridae

Encrinuroides capitonis was named by Frederickson (1964). Its type specimen is OU 3412, an exoskeleton (Complete exoskeleton), and it is a 3D body fossil. It is the type species of Frencrinuroides.

It was recombined as Frencrinuroides capitonis by Lespérance and Desbiens (1995) and Moss and Westrop (2014).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1964Encrinuroides capitonis Frederickson p. 71 figs. pl. 1, figs. 1–5
1974Encrinuroides capitonis Shaw p. 37 figs. pl. 9, figs. 15, 19–23, p. 38, pl. 10, figs. 1–13
1995Frencrinuroides capitonis Lespérance and Desbiens p. 11
2014Frencrinuroides capitonis Moss and Westrop pp. 1107 - 1114, table 1 fig. 2–8

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EubilateriaAx 1987
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderPhacopidaSalter 1864
familyEncrinuridaeAngelin 1854
subfamilyEncrinurinaeAngelin 1854
speciescapitonis(Frederickson 1964)

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.

D. K. Moss and S. R. Westrop 2014In addition to librigenal characters in the genus diagnosis, glabellar tubercles imperforate; paired 1L-1, 2L-1, and 3L-2 usually evident. Palpebral lobe raised on tall, narrow stalk. Pygidium with seven pairs of pleural ribs, five of which carry free spines.