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Trilobita - Asaphida - Dionididae

Aethedionide was named by Zhou and Ju (1983) [Sepkoski's age data: O Cara-u Sepkoski's reference number: 795].

It was corrected as Aethodionide by Sepkoski (2002).

It was assigned to Asaphida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Dionididae by Jell and Adrain (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1983Aethedionide Zhou and Ju
2002Aethedionide Jell and Adrain p. 338
2002Aethodionide Sepkoski, Jr.

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EubilateriaAx 1987
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderAsaphidaSalter 1864
superfamilyTrinucleoideaHawle and Corda 1847
familyDionididaeG├╝rich 1907
genusAethedionideZhou and Ju 1983

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.

No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: low Mg calcitec
Composition 2: chitinc
Ontogeny: molting, addition of partsc
Environment: marinec
Locomotion: fast-movingo
Life habit: low-level epifaunalo
Diet: deposit feedero
Vision: blindf
Created: 2009-12-13 22:55:06
Modified: 2009-12-14 00:55:06
Source: f = family, o = order, c = class
References: Whittington et al. 1997, Aberhan et al. 2004, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Sandbian to the top of the Katian or 458.40000 to 445.20000 Ma

Collections (2 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Sandbian458.4 - 453.0Kazakhstan A. sp. (162196)
Katian453.0 - 445.2Kazakhstan A. sp. (162198)