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Carinamala

Trilobita - Olenida - Cedariidae

Taxonomy
Carinamala was named by Palmer (1962) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Dres-l]. Its type is Carinamala longispina.

It was assigned to Ptychopariida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Cedariidae by Jell and Adrain (2002).

Species
C. longispina (type species)

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1962Carinamala Palmer pp. F-23
2002Carinamala Jell and Adrain p. 355
2002Carinamala Sepkoski

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumArtiopoda(Hou and Bergstrom)
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderOlenida
familyCedariidaeRaymond 1937
genusCarinamala

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. †Carinamala Palmer 1962
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Carinamala longispina Palmer 1962
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-movingc
Life habit: low-level epifaunalc
Diet: carnivorec
Vision: well-developedf
Created: 2009-12-19 03:51:13
Modified: 2009-12-19 05:51:13
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Whittington et al. 1997, Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: base of the Dresbachian to the top of the Marjumian or 501.00000 to 498.50000 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Marjumian513.0 - 498.5USA (Alabama) C. sp. (75640)
Dresbachian501.0 - 485.4USA (Nevada) C. longispina (10505)