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Lonchodomas halli

Trilobita - Trinucleida - Raphiophoridae

Ampyx halli was named by Billings (1861) [Shaw (1968) named topotype because Billings' original type is lost.]. Its type specimen is NYSM 12279 (topotype) and is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Lonchodomas halli by Raymond (1905).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1861Ampyx halli Billings p. 24 figs. 25a, b, c
1905Lonchodomas halli Raymond p. 36

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EubilateriaAx 1987
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumArtiopoda(Hou and Bergstrom)
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderTrinucleida(Swinnerton 1915)
familyRaphiophoridaeAngelin 1854
genusLonchodomasAngelin 1854
specieshalli(Billings 1861)

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 halli Billings 1861
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No diagnoses are available
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: Whiterockian or 470.00000 to 457.30000 Ma

Collections (3 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Whiterockian470.0 - 457.3USA (Vermont) Lonchodomas halli (103277)
Whiterockian470.0 - 457.3USA (New York) Lonchodomas halli (103009 103010)