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Cedaria

Trilobita - Olenida - Cedariidae

Taxonomy
Cedaria was named by Walcott (1924) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm uMid-u Cm Dres-l Sepkoski's reference number: 80,379]. Its type is Cedaria prolifica.

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

Species lacking formal opinion data

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1924Cedaria Walcott
2002Cedaria Jell and Adrain p. 355
2002Cedaria 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
genusCedariaWalcott 1924

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. †Cedaria Walcott 1924
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Cedaria brevifrons Palmer 1962
Cedaria burnetensis Walcott 1890
Cedaria eurycheilos Palmer 1954
Cedaria prolifica Walcott 1924
Cedaria selwyni Pratt 1992
Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: low Mg calcitec
Composition 2: chitinc
Entire body: yesg
Adult length: 10 to < 100g
Adult width: 10 to < 100g
Ontogeny: molting, addition of partsc
Environment: marinec
Locomotion: fast-movingc
Life habit: low-level epifaunalc
Diet: carnivorec
Vision: well-developedf
Comments: BODY SIZE: Data from Williams et al. (2002).g
Created: 2009-06-02 14:44:31
Modified: 2009-06-02 16:44:31
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 Marjumian or 513.00000 to 498.50000 Ma

Collections (46 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Cambrian541.0 - 485.4USA (Wisconsin) C. sp. (268)
Menevian513.0 - 501.0Greenland (Peary Land) C. major (49488) C. prolifica (49486 49487) C. tumicephala (49482)
Menevian513.0 - 501.0Canada (Yukon) C. selwyni (9874)
Marjumian513.0 - 498.5Greenland (Peary Land) C. tumicephala (49433 49434 49449 49450 49453 49454 49483)
Marjumian513.0 - 498.5USA (Texas) C. gaspensis (78732 78735 78737) C. sp. (228 78734 78736 78739 78740)
Marjumian513.0 - 498.5USA (Nevada) C. selwyni (219682)
Marjumian513.0 - 498.5USA (Alabama) C. prolifica (75641)
Dresbachian501.0 - 485.4USA (Nevada) C. brevifrons (10505)
Dresbachian501.0 - 485.4USA (Wyoming) C. sp. (224 225 226 227)
Dresbachian501.0 - 485.4USA (Alaska) C. sp. (64796 64797)
Dresbachian501.0 - 485.4Canada (Yukon) C. brevifrons (55279) C. prolifica (55221) C. selwyni (55216 55220)
Dresbachian501.0 - 485.4Canada (Northwest Territories) C. prolifica (25605)
Dresbachian501.0 - 485.4USA (South Dakota) C. sp. (223)
Guzhangian500.5 - 497.0USA (Texas) C. eurycheilos (208669 208670 208731 208732 208733 208765 208767 208768 208769) C. wurycheilos (208855)