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Otarion isoplates

Trilobita - Proetida - Aulacopleuridae

Taxonomy
Otarion isoplates was named by Tripp (1954). Its type specimen is A.3763, a cephalon/head (cranidium), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Craighead Quarry, which is in a Caradoc marine mudstone in the Craighead Formation of the United Kingdom.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1954Otarion isoplates Tripp p. 669 figs. Pl 3, fig. 1

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderProetidaFortey and Owens 1975
familyAulacopleuridaeAngelin 1854
genusOtarionZenker 1833
speciesisoplates

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