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Mollisonia

Taxonomy
Mollisonia was named by Walcott (1912) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm mMid-u Cm uMid-l Sepkoski's reference number: 883].

It was assigned to Arachnomorpha by Briggs et al. (2008); and to Arthropoda by Sepkoski (2002) and Caron and Jackson (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1912Mollisonia Walcott
2002Mollisonia Sepkoski, Jr.
2008Mollisonia Briggs et al. p. 248
2008Mollisonia Caron and Jackson p. 226

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
RankNameAuthor
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
genusMollisoniaWalcott 1912

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
Locomotion: actively mobileg
Life habit: epifaunalg
Diet: detritivoreg
Comments: Epifaunal vagrant deposit feeder (Caron & Jackson, 2008).g
Created: 2008-10-19 08:20:04
Modified: 2009-10-08 00:59:52
Source: g = genus
Reference: Caron and Jackson 2008

Age range: Delamaran or 513.00000 to 505.00000 Ma

Collections (7 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Delamaran513.0 - 505.0Canada (British Columbia) M. sp. (84426 84427 84428)
Middle Cambrian513.0 - 501.0Canada (British Columbia) M. sp. (171308)
Middle Cambrian513.0 - 501.0USA (Utah) M. symmetrica (80122 80127)
Middle Cambrian513.0 - 501.0Canada (Brithish Columbia) M. sp. (188664)