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Sanctacaris

Taxonomy
Sanctacaris was named by Briggs and Collins (1988) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm mMid-l Sepkoski's reference number: 804]. Its type is Sanctacaris uncata.

It was assigned to Merostomata by Sepkoski (2002); to Arachnomorpha by Briggs et al. (2008); and to Chelicerata by Dunlop et al. (2020).

Species
S. uncata (type species)

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1988Sanctacaris Briggs and Collins
2002Sanctacarus Sepkoski
2008Sanctacaris Briggs et al. p. 243
2020Sanctacaris Dunlop et al. p. 7

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
RankNameAuthor
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
Deuteropoda
subphylumChelicerataHeymons 1901
genusSanctacarisBriggs and Collins 1988

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. †Sanctacaris Briggs and Collins 1988
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Sanctacaris uncata Briggs and Collins 1988
Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Locomotion: actively mobilep
Created: 2004-02-29 09:38:49
Modified: 2004-02-29 11:38:49
Source: p = phylum
Reference: Kiessling 2004

Age range: Middle Cambrian or 509.00000 to 497.00000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Middle Cambrian509.0 - 497.0Canada (Brithish Columbia) S. uncata (188662)