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Protobalanus

Polyplacophora - Multiplacophora - Hercolepadidae

Taxonomy
Protobalanus was named by Whitfield (1888) [In: Hall & Clark (1888). Sepkoski's age data: D Eife-u Sepkoski's reference number: 784]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Hercolepadida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Hercolepadidae by Vinther et al. (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1888Protobalanus Whitfield
2002Protobalanus Sepkoski, Jr.
2012Protobalanus Vinther et al. p. 1012

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
Serialia
classPolyplacophorade Blainville 1816
orderMultiplacophora()
familyHercolepadidaeDzik 1986
genusProtobalanusWhitfield 1888

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