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Sapenion was named by Hou et al. (1991) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Atda-u]. It is not extant. Its type is Saperion glumaceum.

It was corrected as Saperion by Bambach et al. (2007), Paterson et al. (2012) and Lerosey-Aubril et al. (2017).

It was assigned to Naraoiida by Sepkoski (2002); to Arthropoda by Bambach et al. (2007); and to Conciliterga by Paterson et al. (2012) and Lerosey-Aubril et al. (2017).

S. glumaceum (type species)

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1991Sapenion Hou et al.
2002Sapenion Sepkoski
2007Saperion Bambach et al. p. S78
2012Saperion Paterson et al.
2017Saperion Lerosey-Aubril et al. p. 8 fig. 6

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EubilateriaAx 1987
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumArtiopoda(Hou and Bergstrom)
subclassConcilitergaHou and Bergström 1997
genusSaperion(Hou et al. 1991)

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.

G. †Saperion Hou et al. 1991
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Saperion glumaceum Hou et al. 1991
No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Locomotion: passively mobileg
Life habit: semi-infaunalg
Diet: deposit feederg
Vision: well-developedg
Created: 2009-02-20 18:57:18
Modified: 2009-02-20 20:57:18
Source: g = genus
References: Bambach et al. 2007, Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: Atdabanian or 521.00000 to 516.00000 Ma

Collections (7 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Atdabanian521.0 - 516.0China (Yunnan) S. glumaceum (68083 96406) S. sp. (86929 86930 86933)
Nangaoian521.0 - 514.0China (Yunnan) S. glumaceum (132330 194155)