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Llandovacaste birminghamensis

Trilobita - Phacopida - Acastidae

Taxonomy
Acaste birminghamensis was named by Norford (1972). Its type specimen is USNM 172855, a cephalon/head (partial cephalon, internal mold,), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Southeastern outskirts of Birmingham, which is in an Aeronian marine sandstone/shale in the Red Mountain Formation of Georgia. It is the type species of Llandovacaste.

It was recombined as Llandovacaste birminghamensis by Edgecombe (1993).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1972Acaste birminghamensis Norford
1993Llandovacaste birminghamensis Edgecombe p. 539 figs. 1.13-1.17

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderPhacopidaSalter 1864
familyAcastidaeDelo 1935
genusLlandovacaste
speciesbirminghamensis()

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