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Lonchodomas paenepennatus

Trilobita - Trinucleida - Raphiophoridae

Taxonomy
Lonchodomas paenepennatus was named by Ross (1970) [Paratypes: USNM 160885a-c]. Its type specimen is USNM 160884, a pygidium, and it is a 3D body fossil.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1970Lonchodomas paenepennatus Ross p. 88 figs. Pl. 17, figs. 1, 2

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumArtiopoda(Hou and Bergstrom)
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
subclassLibristoma
orderTrinucleida(Swinnerton 1915)
familyRaphiophoridaeAngelin 1854
genusLonchodomasAngelin 1854
speciespaenepennatus

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.

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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
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: Aberhan et al. 2004, Whittington et al. 1997, Hendy 2009
Collections
No collection or age range data are available