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Bellefontia ibexensis

Trilobita - Asaphida - Asaphidae

Taxonomy
Bellefontia ibexensis was named by Hintze (1952) [Paratypes: 26103-26107, 26109-26112 (AMNH).]. Its type specimen is 26108 (AMNH), a pygidium, and it is a 3D body fossil.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1952Bellefontia ibexensis Hintze p. 141 figs. Pl. 4, fig. 3

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderAsaphidaSalter 1864
superfamilyAsaphoideaSalter 1864
familyAsaphidaeBurmeister 1843
genusBellefontiaWalcott 1924
speciesibexensis

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: yesf
Adult length: 10 to < 100f
Adult width: 10 to < 100f
Ontogeny: molting, addition of partsc
Environment: marinec
Locomotion: fast-movingo
Life habit: low-level epifaunalo
Diet: deposit feedero
Vision: well-developedf
Created: 2009-06-11 14:38:06
Modified: 2009-12-14 00:45:08
Source: f = family, o = order, c = class
References: Hendy 2009, Hendy et al. 2009, Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: Skullrockian or 485.40000 to 478.60000 Ma

Collections (4 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Skullrockian485.4 - 478.6USA (Utah) Bellefontia ibexensis (104159 104160 104173 104185)