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Plesiosiro madeleyi

Xiphosura - Xiphosurida - Plesiosironidae

Taxonomy
Plesiosiro madeleyi was named by Pocock (1911). It is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Coseley, near Dudley (Madeley coll), which is in a Westphalian B interdistributary bay shale in the United Kingdom. It is the type species of Plesiosiro.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1911Plesiosiro madeleyi Pocock p. 44 figs. Pl 2, fig 5; text-figs 15,16
1949Plesiosiro madeleyi Petrunkevitch p. 186 figs. 94, 95, 96-103, 229, 230, 232, 233, 236, 237
1953Plesiosiro madeleyi Petrunkevitch p. 58
2013Plesiosiro madeleyi Dunlop et al. p. 189

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumChelicerataHeymons 1901
EuchelicerataWeygoldt and Paulus 1979
Prosomapoda
classXiphosura()
orderXiphosuridaLatreille 1802
RankNameAuthor
Planaterga
Dekatriata
SclerophorataKamenz et al. 2011
classArachnidaLamarck 1801
Pantetrapulmonata
subclassTetrapulmonataSchultz 1990
Schizotarsata
orderHaptopoda
familyPlesiosironidae
genusPlesiosiro
speciesmadeleyi

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: chitinc
Grouping: solitaryc
Environment: terrestrialc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: nektobenthicc
Diet: carnivorec
Vision: limitedo
Created: 2017-04-17 09:55:58
Modified: 2017-04-17 09:55:58
Source: o = order, c = class
References: Bambach et al. 2007, Jell and Adrain 2003, Bush and Bambach 2015

Age range: base of the Westphalian A to the top of the Westphalian B or 318.10000 to 314.60000 Ma

Collections (7 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Westphalian A318.1 - 314.6United Kingdom (Lancaster) Plesiosiro madeleyi (127287)
Westphalian B314.6 - 314.6United Kingdom (Staffordshire) Plesiosiro madeleyi (type locality: 34906 34907 34908 34910 125238 155449)