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Sphaerexochus pulcher

Trilobita - Phacopida - Cheiruridae

Taxonomy
Sphaerexochus pulcher was named by Whittington and Evitt (1953). Its type specimen is USNM 116508 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Loc. 2. edge of quarry, just north of RR tracks ΒΌ mile west of Strasburg Junction, which is in an Ashbyan carbonate limestone in the Edinburg Formation of Virginia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1953Sphaerexochus pulcher Whittington and Evitt

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
RankNameAuthor
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderPhacopidaSalter 1864
suborderCheirurinaHarrington and Leanza 1957
familyCheiruridaeHawle and Corda 1847
subfamilySphaerexochinaeOpik 1937
genusSphaerexochusBeyrich 1845
speciespulcher

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