Basic info Taxonomic history Classification Included Taxa
Morphology Ecology and taphonomy External Literature Search Age range and collections

Palaeothea

Pycnogonida

Taxonomy
Palaeothea is a genus. It is not extant. Its type is Palaeothea devonica.

It was assigned to Pycnogonida by Siveter et al. (2004); and to Pantopoda by Sepkoski (2002) and Dunlop et al. (2020).

Species
P. devonica (type species)

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2002Palaeothea Sepkoski
2004Palaeothea Siveter et al. p. 980
2020Palaeothea Dunlop et al. p. 4

Is something missing? Join the Paleobiology Database and enter the data

RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
RankNameAuthor
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
classPycnogonidaLatreille 1810
genusPalaeothea

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.

show all | hide all
Palaeothea devonica Bergstroem et al. 1980
Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: epifaunalc
Diet: carnivorec
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2010-02-15 04:21:13
Modified: 2010-02-15 06:22:33
Source: c = class
Reference: Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: Early/Lower Emsian or 409.10000 to 402.50000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Emsian409.1 - 402.5Germany (Gemuenden) P. devonica (26903)