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Rhyssometopidae

Trilobita - Asaphida - Rhyssometopidae

Taxonomy
Rhyssometopidae was named by Oepik (1967). It is not extant.

It was assigned to Asaphida by Whittington et al. (1997) and Paterson and Laurie (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1967Rhyssometopidae Oepik
1997Rhyssometopidae Whittington et al. p. 301
2004Rhyssometopidae Paterson and Laurie p. 98

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
subclassLibristomaFortey 1990
orderAsaphidaSalter 1864
familyRhyssometopidaeOepik 1967
familyRhyssometopidaeOepik 1967

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