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Blountia

Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Kingstoniidae

Species lacking formal opinion data

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1916Blountia Walcott p. 396
1937Homodictya Raymond
1937Protillaenus Raymond
1992Blountia Westrop
2002Blountia Jell and Adrain p. 350
2002Blountia Sepkoski
2002Homodictya Sepkoski

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumArtiopoda(Hou and Bergstrom)
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
subclassLibristoma
orderPtychopariidaSwinnerton 1915
familyKingstoniidaeKobayashi 1935
genusBlountia

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. †Blountia Walcott 1916
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Blountia alemon Walcott 1916
Blountia alexas Walcott 1916
Blountia amage Walcott 1916
Blountia andreas Walcott 1916
Blountia anser Walcott 1916
Blountia mimula Walcott 1916
Blountia terranovica Resser 1942
Blountia virginica Rasetti 1961
Invalid names: Homodictya Raymond 1937 [synonym], Protillaenus Raymond 1937 [synonym]
Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: low Mg calcitec
Composition 2: chitinc
Entire body: yesg
Adult length: 1.0 to < 10g
Adult width: 1.0 to < 10g
Ribbing: noneg
Spines: noneg
Ontogeny: molting, addition of partsc
Environment: marinec
Locomotion: fast-movingc
Life habit: low-level epifaunalc
Diet: carnivorec
Vision: well-developedf
Created: 2009-02-26 11:54:57
Modified: 2009-02-26 13:54:57
Source: g = genus, f = family, c = class
References: Aberhan et al. 2004, Hendy 2009, Whittington et al. 1997

Age range: base of the Menevian to the top of the Furongian or 513.00000 to 485.40000 Ma

Collections (78 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Cambrian541.0 - 485.4Canada (Newfoundland) B. sp. (195766)
Cambrian541.0 - 485.4USA (South Dakota) B. sp. (231)
Menevian513.0 - 501.0Canada (Yukon) B. beltensis (9874)
Menevian513.0 - 501.0Greenland (Peary Land) B. bella (49488)
Marjumian513.0 - 498.5USA (Alabama) B. bristolensis (75642)
Marjumian513.0 - 498.5USA (Texas) B. assimilis (78733) B. assimilis, B. ovata (78735) B. ovata (78734 78738) B. sp., B. ovata (228)
Marjumian513.0 - 498.5Canada (Newfoundland) B. sp. (196095)
Marjumian513.0 - 498.5Greenland (Peary Land) B. sp. 1 (49435) B. sp. 2 (49449)
Paibian501.0 - 498.5USA (Texas) B. nixonensis (208992)
Dresbachian501.0 - 485.4USA (Wyoming) B. janei, B. cora (8076) B. sp. (225 227)
Dresbachian501.0 - 485.4USA (South Dakota) B. arcuosa (7183) B. arcuosa, B. arion, B. eleanora, B. sp. (7374) B. arion (7396 7404) B. arion, B. eleanora (7294 7686 8021) B. arion, B. eleanora, B. sp. (7402) B. bristolensis (7377) B. eleanora (7184 7286) B. janei (7199 7285) B. sp., B. eleanora (7375)
Dresbachian501.0 - 485.4USA (Wyoming-Montana) B. sp. (233)
Dresbachian501.0 - 485.4USA (Indiana) B. sp. (232)
Dresbachian501.0 - 485.4USA (Missouri) B. sp. (9625 158316)
Dresbachian501.0 - 485.4Canada (Yukon) B. arion (55220) B. beltensis (55211) B. montanensis (55222 55279) B. sp. (55221)
Dresbachian501.0 - 485.4Canada (Newfoundland) B. sp. (196379)
Dresbachian501.0 - 485.4USA (Virginia) B. virginica (62201 62202)
Dresbachian501.0 - 485.4USA (Montana) B. sp. (236)
Dresbachian501.0 - 485.4Canada (Newfoundland and Labrador) B. terranovica (54235 78933 78934)
Maentwrogian501.0 - 485.4USA (South Dakota) B. nixonensis (8937)
Merioneth501.0 - 485.4USA (Pennsylvania) B. prolifica (77687 77689 77692) B. sp. 1 (77690 77707) B. waddlensis (77700) B. waddlensis, B. warriorensis (77697)
Steptoean501.0 - 485.4USA (Nevada) B. bristolensis (111321)
Steptoean501.0 - 485.4USA (South Dakota) B. bristolensis (7293 7376 7397 7405 7685 8022)
Guzhangian500.5 - 497.0USA (Texas) B. sp. (208668 208685 208686 208730 208986) Protillaenus sp. (208662 208679)
Guzhangian500.5 - 497.0Canada (Newfoundland) B. mimula (198257)
Furongian497.0 - 485.4USA (Utah) B. sp. (156419 156420 156421 156422 156423 156424 156425 156427)