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Ceratocephala phalaenocephala

Trilobita - Lichida - Odontopleuridae

Taxonomy
Ceratocephala phalaenocephala was named by Mitchell (1919). Its type specimen is A. M. f. 28597 [lectotype chosen by Chatterton 1971], a cephalon/head, and it is a 3D body fossil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1919Ceratocephala phalaenocephala Mitchell p. 851

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderLichidaMoore 1959
familyOdontopleuridaeBurmeister 1843
subfamilyMiraspidinaeRichter and Richter 1917
genusCeratocephalaWarder 1838
speciesphalaenocephalaMitchell 1919

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