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Lonchodomas carinatus

Trilobita - Trinucleida - Raphiophoridae

Taxonomy
Lonchodomas carinatus was named by Cooper (1953). Its type specimen is USNM 116452b, a cephalon/head (cranidium), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Loc. 3. south side of road, 0.2 mile east of Strasburg Junction, which is in a Turinian carbonate limestone in the Edinburg Formation of Virginia.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1953Lonchodomas carinatus Cooper pp. 17-18 figs. pl. 7 f. 12-17, 19-23

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumArtiopoda(Hou and Bergstrom)
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
subclassLibristoma
orderTrinucleida(Swinnerton 1915)
familyRaphiophoridaeAngelin 1854
genusLonchodomasAngelin 1854
speciescarinatus

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.

Lonchodomas carinatus Cooper 1953
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: low Mg calcitec
Composition 2: chitinc
Entire body: yesg
Adult length: 10 to < 100g
Adult width: 10 to < 100g
Adult height: 1.0 to < 10g
Spines: majorg
Ontogeny: molting, addition of partsc
Environment: marinec
Locomotion: fast-movingc
Life habit: low-level epifaunalc
Diet: suspension feederf
Vision: blindf
Created: 2009-06-09 08:22:56
Modified: 2009-06-09 10:22:56
Source: g = genus, f = family, c = class
References: Hendy 2009, Aberhan et al. 2004, Whittington et al. 1997

Age range: Turinian or 457.30000 to 453.80000 Ma

Collections (4 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Turinian457.3 - 453.8USA (Virginia) Lonchodomas carinatus (type locality: 73342)
Ashbyan457.3 - 449.6USA (Virginia) Lonchodomas carinatus (73341 73345)
Blackriveran457.3 - 449.6USA (Virginia) Lonchodomas carinatus (73344)