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Runcinodiscus

Agnostida - Weymouthiidae

Taxonomy
Runcinodiscus was named by Rushton (1976). Its type is Runcinodiscus index.

It was assigned to Eodiscidae by Ahlberg (1983); to Weymouthiidae by Whittington et al. (1997); and to Agnostida by Sepkoski (2002).

Species
R. index (type species)

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1976Runcinodiscus Rushton
1983Runcinodiscus Ahlberg
1997Runcinodiscus Whittington et al. p. 398
2002Runcinodiscus 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
genusRuncinodiscusRushton 1976

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. †Runcinodiscus Rushton 1976
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Runcinodiscus index Rushton 1976
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 Botomian or 521.00000 to 512.90000 Ma

Collections (3 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Cambrian538.8 - 509.0Norway (Ringsaker) R. index (191020)
Atdabanian521.0 - 516.0United Kingdom (Wales) R. index (41750)
Botomian516.0 - 512.9Norway (Mjosen) Weymouthia nobilis (42220)