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Lonchodomas clavulus

Trilobita - Trinucleida - Raphiophoridae

Lonchodomas clavulus was named by Whittington (1965). Its type specimen is GSC 18413, a cephalon/head (cranidium), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Table Point, "Middle Table Head", 17 feet, which is in a Chazyan slope limestone in the Table Cove Formation of Canada.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1965Lonchodomas clavulus Whittington p. 316 figs. Pl. 11, figs. 1, 2, 5, 13

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

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 clavulus Whittington 1965
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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 (4 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Chazyan470.0 - 457.3Canada (Newfoundland and Labrador) Lonchodomas clavulus (type locality: 104800 104805 104861)
Whiterockian470.0 - 457.3Canada (Newfoundland and Labrador) Lonchodomas clavulus (104862)