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Peytoia

Radiodonta - Anomalocarididae

Taxonomy
Peytoia was named by Walcott (1911). It is not extant. Its type is Peytoia nathorsti.

It was assigned to Coelenterata by Conway Morris (1978); and to Anomalocarididae by Daley and Bergstrom (2012).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1911Laggania Walcott p. 45
1911Peytoia Walcott p. 51
1978Peytoia Conway Morris p. 130
2002Laggani Sepkoski, Jr.
2012Peytoia Daley and Bergstrom

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
RankNameAuthor
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
orderRadiodontaCollins 1996
familyAnomalocarididaeRaymond 1935
genusPeytoiaWalcott 1911

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: low Mg calciteo
Adult height: 10^4 to < 10^5o
Locomotion: fast-movingf
Life habit: nektonicf
Diet: carnivoref
Vision: well-developedf
Created: 2009-04-21 12:18:52
Modified: 2010-02-10 13:21:19
Source: f = family, o = order
References: Kiessling 2004, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Delamaran or 513.00000 to 505.00000 Ma

Collections (26 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Delamaran513.0 - 505.0Canada (British Columbia) Laggania cambrica (84412 84413 84416 84418 84419 84420 84421 84422 84424 84425 84426 84427 84428 84429 84430 84431 84432 84433 84434 84435 84436 84437) Laggania nathorsti (121959 121962)
Middle Cambrian513.0 - 501.0Canada (Brithish Columbia) Laggania sp. (188661) P. sp. (188663)