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Calymene niagarensis

Trilobita - Phacopida - Calymenidae

Taxonomy
Calymene niagarensis was named by Hall (1843). It is not extant.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1843Calymene niagarensis Hall p. 25
1916Calymene niagarensis Raymond p. 27

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
RankNameAuthor
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderPhacopidaSalter 1864
suborderCalymeninaSwinnerton 1915
familyCalymenidaeMilne-Edwards 1840
subfamilyCalymeninaeMilne Edwards 1840
genusCalymeneBrongniart 1822
speciesniagarensisHall 1843

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: yesg
Adult length: 10 to < 100g
Adult width: 10 to < 100g
Spines: noneg
Ontogeny: molting, addition of partsc
Environment: marinec
Locomotion: actively mobilef
Life habit: nektobenthicf
Diet: carnivoref
Vision: well-developedf
Created: 2009-06-09 12:06:43
Modified: 2009-06-09 14:06:43
Source: g = genus, f = family, c = class
References: Harrington et al. 1959, Aberhan et al. 2004, Hendy 2009

Age range: base of the Telychian to the top of the Sheinwoodian or 438.50000 to 430.50000 Ma

Collections (26 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Llandovery - Ludlow443.4 - 423.0USA (West Virginia) Calymene niagarensis (41085)
Llandovery - Ludlow443.4 - 423.0USA (Maryland) Calymene niagarensis (41100)
Telychian438.5 - 433.4USA (New York) Calymene niagarensis (76754 82504 82506 82546 82607 82608 83106)
Sheinwoodian433.4 - 430.5USA (New York) Calymene niagarensis (81807 82511 82560 82597)
Wenlock433.4 - 427.4USA (New York) Calymene niagarensis (12932 12933 12935 13047 24941 26854 81917)
Wenlock433.4 - 427.4USA (Tennessee) Calymene niagarensis (26788)
Wenlock433.4 - 427.4USA (Indiana) Calymene niagarensis (26778 26787 26789 26792 26794)