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Trilobita - Asaphida - Asaphidae

Nobiliasaphus was named by Pribyl and Vanek (1965) [Sepkoski's age data: O Llvi O Cara-m Sepkoski's reference number: 378,1081]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Asaphinae by Dean (1983); to Asaphida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Asaphidae by Jell and Adrain (2002).

Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1965Nobiliasaphus Pribyl and Vanek
1983Nobiliasaphus Dean
2002Nobiliasaphus Jell and Adrain p. 412
2002Nobiliasaphus Sepkoski, Jr.

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EubilateriaAx 1987
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderAsaphidaSalter 1864
superfamilyAsaphoideaSalter 1864
familyAsaphidaeBurmeister 1843
genusNobiliasaphusPribyl and Vanek 1965

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
Entire body: yesf
Adult length: 10 to < 100f
Adult width: 10 to < 100f
Ontogeny: molting, addition of partsc
Environment: marinec
Locomotion: fast-movingo
Life habit: low-level epifaunalo
Diet: deposit feedero
Vision: well-developedf
Created: 2009-06-11 14:38:06
Modified: 2009-12-14 00:45:08
Source: f = family, o = order, c = class
References: Aberhan et al. 2004, Hendy 2009, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Sarka to the top of the Kralodvorian or 466.00000 to 445.60000 Ma

Collections (32 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Sarka466.0 - 466.0Czech Republic N. sp. (3857)
Dobrotiva466.0 - 460.9Spain N. sp. (93271)
Llanvirn466.0 - 460.9Czech Republic (Prague) N. sp. (76458)
Oretanian466.0 - 460.9Spain (Caceres) N. sp. (21048)
Oretanian466.0 - 460.9Spain (Toledo) N. caudiculatus (20959) N. sp. (20898 20899)
Oretanian466.0 - 460.9Spain (Oviedo) N. sp. (21094)
Oretanian466.0 - 460.9Spain (Sierra Morena and Badajoz) N. sp. (21022)
Dobrotivian460.9 - 457.5France N. sp. (21004)
Dobrotivian460.9 - 457.5Spain (Toledo and Cuidad Real) N. sp. (20893)
Dobrotivian460.9 - 457.5Spain (Guadalajara) N. sp. (194901 194902)
Dobrotivian460.9 - 457.5Czech Republic (Central Bohemia) N. repulsus (192908)
Dobrotivian460.9 - 457.5Spain (Sierra Morena and Cuidad Real) N. sp. (21017)
Dobrotivian460.9 - 457.5Spain (Badajoz) N. sp. (21050)
Dobrotivian460.9 - 457.5Portugal N. sp. (20932 20958)
Dobrotivian460.9 - 457.5Spain (Cuidad Real) N. hammani, N. nobilis (166760) N. nobilis (20891) N. sp. (21051)
Berounian460.9 - 449.5Spain (Caceres and Cuidad Real) N. sp. (21047)
Berounian460.9 - 449.5Czech Republic (Prague) N. sp. (76474)
Berounian460.9 - 449.5Spain (Cuidad Real) N. sp. indet. (21100)
Caradoc460.9 - 449.5Turkey N. nobilis (64548 64550)
Dobrotivian - Caradoc460.9 - 449.5Spain (Ciudad Real) N. sp. (20892)
Bohdalec457.5 - 445.6Czech Republic (Praha) N. kumatox (99690)
Zahorany - Late/Upper Ordovician457.5 - 443.4Czech Republic N. sp. (3866)
Kralodvorian449.5 - 445.6Portugal N. sp. (20936 20956)
Ashgill449.5 - 443.7Spain (Aragon) N. nobilis (80768)