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Arandaspis

Pteraspidomorphi - Arandaspidida - Arandaspididae

Taxonomy
Arandaspis was named by Ritchie and Gilbert-Tomlinson (1977) [Sepkoski's age data: O Llvi-l Sepkoski's reference number: 563]. Its type is Arandaspis prionotolepis.

It was assigned to Pteraspidomorphes by Sepkoski (2002); and to Arandaspididae by Ritchie and Gilbert-Tomlinson (1977) and Young (2009).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1977Arandaspis Ritchie and Gilbert-Tomlinson p. 367
2002Arandaspis Sepkoski, Jr.
2009Arandaspis Young p. 80

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
RankNameAuthor
subphylumVertebrata
classPteraspidomorphiGoodrich 1909
orderArandaspidida(Ritchie and Gilbert-Tomlinson 1977)
familyArandaspididae
genusArandaspis

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: phosphaticsubp
Environment: marinesubp
Locomotion: actively mobilep
Created: 2017-04-17 15:11:50
Modified: 2017-04-17 15:11:50
Source: subp = subphylum, p = phylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Carroll 1988

Age range: base of the Arenig to the top of the Llanvirn or 478.60000 to 460.90000 Ma

Collections (4 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Arenig478.6 - 466.0Australia (Northern Territory) A. prionotolepis (90382 90386)
Llanvirn466.0 - 460.9Australia (New South Wales) A. sp. (90375)
Llanvirn466.0 - 460.9Australia (Northern Territory) A. sp. (90420)