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Platyaspis

Arthrodira - Dinichthyidae

Taxonomy
Platyaspis was named by Koenen (1896) [Sepkoski's age data: D Fras Sepkoski's reference number: 521]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Dinichthyidae by Jordan (1963); and to Arthrodira by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1896Platyaspis Koenen
1963Platyaspis Jordan p. 588
2002Platyaspis Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
RankNameAuthor
Osteichthyes()
subclassPlacodermi(M'Coy 1848)
orderArthrodiraWoodward 1891
EubrachythoraciMiles 1971
AspinothoracidiMiles and Dennis 1979
familyDinichthyidaeNewberry 1888
genusPlatyaspisKoenen 1896

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