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Remopleuridae

Trilobita - Asaphida - Remopleuridae

Taxonomy
Remopleuridae was named by Hawle and Corda (1847).

It was assigned to Opisthoparia by Phleger (1933); and to Asaphida by Kiessling (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1847Remopleuridae Hawle and Corda
1933Remopleuridae Phleger, Jr. p. 18
2003Remopleuridae Kiessling

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderAsaphidaSalter 1864
familyRemopleuridaeHawle and Corda 1847
familyRemopleuridaeHawle and Corda 1847

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
Ontogeny: molting, addition of partsc
Environment: marinec
Locomotion: fast-movingo
Life habit: low-level epifaunalo
Diet: deposit feedero
Created: 2009-10-11 08:22:09
Modified: 2012-08-27 07:22:20
Source: o = order, c = class
References: Aberhan et al. 2004, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Iverian to the top of the Burrellian or 498.50000 to 455.80000 Ma

Collections (10 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Iverian498.5 - 494.0Australia (Queensland) Atratebia nexosa (198294 198295 198296 198297 198298)
Whiterockian471.8 - 457.5Norway (Spitsbergen) Remopleuridae indet. (106477)
Blackriveran460.9 - 449.5USA (Virginia) Remopleuridae indet. (73343)
Turinian460.9 - 449.5USA (Virginia) Remopleuridae indet. (73342)
Burrellian457.5 - 455.8United Kingdom (Scotland) Teratorhynchus bicornis (165043 192744)