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Megistaspis limbatus

Trilobita - Asaphida - Asaphidae

Taxonomy
Trilobites limbatus was named by Boeck (1838). It is the type species of Megistaspis.

It was recombined as Megistaspis limbatus by Jaanusson (1956).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1956Megistaspis limbatus Jaanusson

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
RankNameAuthor
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
subclassLibristomaFortey 1990
orderAsaphidaSalter 1864
superfamilyAsaphoideaSalter 1864
familyAsaphidaeBurmeister 1843
subfamilyIsotelinaeAngelin 1854
genusMegistaspisJaanusson 1956
specieslimbatus(Boeck 1838)

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