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Leptochilodiscus

Agnostida - Weymouthiidae

Taxonomy
Leptochilodiscus was named by Rasetti (1966) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Boto Sepkoski's reference number: 458]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Weymouthiidae by Whittington et al. (1997); and to Agnostida by Sepkoski (2002).

Species

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1966Leptochilodiscus Rasetti
1976Kerberodiscus Bassett
1997Leptochilodiscus Whittington et al. p. 393
2002Leptochilodiscus Sepkoski

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumArtiopoda(Hou and Bergstrom)
orderAgnostidaSalter 1864
suborderEodiscina
familyWeymouthiidaeKobayashi 1943
genusLeptochilodiscusRasetti 1966

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. †Leptochilodiscus Rasetti 1966
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Invalid names: Kerberodiscus Bassett 1976 [synonym]
Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Locomotion: slow-movingo
Life habit: epifaunalo
Diet: detritivoreo
Vision: blindf
Created: 2009-12-13 02:47:26
Modified: 2009-12-13 04:47:26
Source: f = family, o = order
References: Kiessling 2004, Whittington et al. 1997

Age range: base of the Atdabanian to the top of the Lenian or 521.00000 to 510.20000 Ma

Collections (4 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Atdabanian521.0 - 516.0United Kingdom (Wales) Kerberodiscus succinctus (41750) Serrodiscus sp. (41747)
Lenian516.0 - 510.2USA (New York) L. punctulatus (189 225082)