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Micropileus

Tergomya - Tryblidiida - Archaeophialidae

Taxonomy
Micropileus was named by Wilson (1951) [Sepkoski's age data: O m Sepkoski's reference number: 1]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Archaeophialinae by Knight and Yochelson (1960); to Tryblidiidae by Runnegar and Jell (1976); to Archaeophialidae by Starobogatov (1970) and Wahlman (1992); and to Tryblidiida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1951Micropileus Wilson
1960Micropileus Knight and Yochelson p. 79
1970Micropileus Starobogatov p. 301
1976Micropileus Runnegar and Jell p. 119
1992Micropileus Wahlman
2002Micropileus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classTergomya
orderTryblidiida()
superfamilyKiringelloidea()
familyArchaeophialidae
genusMicropileus

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