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Rhyssometropus

Trilobita - Asaphida

Taxonomy
Rhyssometropus is a genus. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Asaphida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2002Rhyssometropus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderAsaphidaSalter 1864
genusRhyssometropus

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.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
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
Created: 2009-10-11 08:22:09
Modified: 2012-08-27 07:22:20
Source: o = order, c = class
References: Aberhan et al. 2004, Hendy et al. 2009
Collections
No collection or age range data are available