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Eriptychius

Pteraspidomorphi - Astraspidiformes

Taxonomy
Eriptychius was named by Walcott (1892) [Sepkoski's age data: O Cara-l O Cara-u Sepkoski's reference number: 2,450].

It was assigned to Pteraspidomorphes by Sepkoski (2002); and to Astraspidiformes by Sansom and Smith (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1892Eriptychius Walcott
2002Eriptychius Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Eriptychius Sansom and Smith p. 41

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
RankNameAuthor
subphylumVertebrata
classPteraspidomorphiGoodrich 1909
subclassAstraspida(Berg 1940)
orderAstraspidiformesBerg 1940
genusEriptychiusWalcott 1892

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