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Flexicalymene meeki

Trilobita - Phacopida - Calymenidae

Taxonomy
Calymene meeki was named by Foerste (1910).

It was recombined as Flexicalymene meeki by Stumm and Kauffman (1958) and Hunda and Hughes (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1910Calymene meeki Foerste
1958Flexicalymene meeki Stumm and Kauffman p. 957 figs. pl. 123 f. 17
2007Flexicalymene meeki Hunda and Hughes pp. Table A1

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
RankNameAuthor
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderPhacopidaSalter 1864
suborderCalymeninaSwinnerton 1915
familyCalymenidaeMilne-Edwards 1840
subfamilyFlexicalymeninae
genusFlexicalymene
speciesmeeki()

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 calcitec
Composition 2: chitinc
Entire body: yesg
Adult length: 10 to < 100g
Adult width: 10 to < 100g
Adult height: 1.0 to < 10g
Spines: noneg
Ontogeny: molting, addition of partsc
Environment: marinec
Locomotion: actively mobileg
Life habit: nektobenthicg
Diet: carnivoref
Vision: well-developedf
Created: 2009-06-09 12:08:00
Modified: 2009-07-20 15:30:25
Source: g = genus, f = family, c = class
References: Harrington et al. 1959, Aberhan et al. 2004, Hendy 2009

Age range: base of the Maysvillian to the top of the Richmondian or 452.00000 to 443.70000 Ma

Collections (138 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Caradocian460.9 - 449.5USA (Ohio) Flexicalymene meeki (64422 64423 64424)
Edenian460.9 - 449.5USA (Ohio) Flexicalymene meeki (64426 64475)
Edenian - Maysvillian460.9 - 449.5Canada (Ontario) Flexicalymene meeki (26293 26295)
Maysvillian452.0 - 449.5USA (Tennessee) Calymene meeki (5374)
Maysvillian452.0 - 449.5Canada (Ontario) Flexicalymene meeki (26302)
Maysvillian452.0 - 449.5USA (Kentucky) Flexicalymene meeki (64340 64417 73030 73031 73032 73033 73034 73068 73069 73070 73071 73073 73076 73081 73082 73086 73106 192313)
Maysvillian452.0 - 449.5USA (Ohio) Calymene meeki (173050) Flexicalymene meeki (5394 64421 72887 72889 72890 72891 72892 72893 72894 72895 72896 72897 72899 72900 72901 72902 72903 72904 72905 72906 72907 72908 72909 72969 72972 72973 72976 72977 72978 72983 72985 72992 72993 72994 72995 72996 72997 73043 73047)
Maysvillian - Richmondian452.0 - 443.7USA (Michigan) Flexicalymene meeki (75965)
Ashgillian449.5 - 443.7USA (Indiana) Flexicalymene meeki (64224 64225 64230 64232)
Richmondian449.5 - 443.7Canada (Quebec) Calymene meeki (174027)
Richmondian449.5 - 443.7USA (Ohio) Flexicalymene meeki (5326 27499 27500 72870 72871 72873 72876 72877 72878 72879 72880 72881 72912 72915 72920 72921 72924 72925 72926 72927 72928 72929 72930 72931 72932 72933 72935 72948 72959 72960 72961 72962 72964 72966 73035 73036 73037 73038 73039 73040)
Richmondian449.5 - 443.7USA (Kentucky) Flexicalymene meeki (64166 64167 73049 73050 73051 73054 73057 73058 73059 73061 73062 73063 73108)
Richmondian449.5 - 443.7USA (Indiana) Flexicalymene meeki (64165 64170 72937 72938 72939 72940 72941 72942 73093 73094 73100 73101)