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Pirania llanfawrensis

Demospongiae - Protomonaxonida - Piraniidae

Pirania llanfawrensis was named by Botting (2004). It is not extant. Its type locality is Llanfawr Quarry 1, Llandrindod, which is in a Sandbian offshore mudstone in the Llanfawr Mudstone Formation of the United Kingdom.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2004Pirania llanfawrensis Botting

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phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongiae(Sollas 1875)
subclassClavaxinellidaLevi 1956
familyPiraniidaeLaubenfels 1955
genusPiraniaWalcott 1920

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.

Pirania llanfawrensis Botting 2004
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No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: silicac
Locomotion: stationaryg
Attached: yesg
Life habit: epifaunalg
Diet: suspension feederg
Vision: blindc
Created: 2009-03-07 18:15:54
Modified: 2009-03-08 19:53:58
Source: g = genus, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Caron and Jackson 2008, Whittington et al. 1997

Age range: Sandbian or 458.40000 to 453.00000 Ma

Collections: one only

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Sandbian458.4 - 453.0United Kingdom (Wales) Pirania llanfawrensis (type locality: 120626)