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Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Kingstoniidae

Komaspidella was named by Kobayashi (1938). Its type is Agraulos thea.

It was assigned to Corynexochida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Kingstoniidae by Westrop (1992) and Jell and Adrain (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1938Komaspidella Kobayashi
1944Ataktaspis Lochman and Duncan
1968Buttsina Rozova
1992Komaspidella Westrop
2002Komaspidella Jell and Adrain p. 393
2002Ataktaspis Sepkoski
2002Buttsina Sepkoski
2002Komaspidella Sepkoski

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EubilateriaAx 1987
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumArtiopoda(Hou and Bergstrom)
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderPtychopariidaSwinnerton 1915
familyKingstoniidaeKobayashi 1935
genusKomaspidellaKobayashi 1938

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. †Komaspidella Kobayashi 1938
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Komaspidella laevis Rasetti 1961
Komaspidella lata Rasetti 1961
Komaspidella thea Walcott 1890
Invalid names: Ataktaspis Lochman and Duncan 1944 [synonym], Buttsina Rozova 1968 [synonym]
No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: low Mg calcitec
Composition 2: chitinc
Ontogeny: molting, addition of partsc
Environment: marinec
Locomotion: fast-movingc
Life habit: low-level epifaunalc
Diet: carnivorec
Vision: well-developedf
Created: 2009-12-19 04:05:28
Modified: 2009-12-19 06:05:28
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Aberhan et al. 2004, Whittington et al. 1997

Age range: Maduan or 501.00000 to 498.50000 Ma

Collections (10 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Marjumian - Steptoean513.0 - 485.4Canada (Newfoundland) K. sp. (196099)
Maduan501.0 - 498.5Russian Federation (Krasnoyar) Buttsina ignota (131070)
Dresbachian501.0 - 485.4USA (South Dakota) K. hata (7186) K. lata (7199 7294)
Dresbachian501.0 - 485.4USA (Virginia) K. laevis (62202) K. lata (62201)
Dresbachian501.0 - 485.4USA (Nevada) K. occidentalis (10505)
Dresbachian - Steptoean501.0 - 485.4Canada (Newfoundland and Labrador) K. laevis (54236 78935)