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Walencrinuroides rolfi

Trilobita - Phacopida - Encrinuridae

Taxonomy
Walencrinuroides rolfi was named by Moss and Westrop (2014) [= Encrinuroides cf. rarus (Walcott); Ludvigsen 1975 pl. 3, figs. 22, 23. = Encrinuroides rarus (Walcott) Chatterton & Ludvigsen 1976 p. 74, pl. 15, figs. 1–43. = Encrinuroides rarus (Walcott) Ludvigsen 1978 pl. 2, fig. 22. = Encrinuroides rarus (Walcott) Ludvigsen 1979 p. 21, figs. 42–48.]. Its type specimen is UA 1372, a cephalon/head (Cranidium), and it is a 3D body fossil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2014Walencrinuroides rolfi Moss and Westrop pp. 1115 - 1116, table 1

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderPhacopidaSalter 1864
familyEncrinuridaeAngelin 1854
subfamilyEncrinurinaeAngelin 1854
genusWalencrinuroides
speciesrolfi

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
D. K. Moss and S. R. Westrop 2014Glabella overhangs anterior cranidal border medially, which emerges abaxially as narrow (exsag.) band. Glabella crest weakly flattened, gently arched in dorsal view. Coarse glabellar tubercles confined to anterior lobe. Rhynchos of hypostome broad (tr.), gently tapered and well rounded anteriorly