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Parapachyaspis

Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Alokistocaridae

Taxonomy
Parapachyaspis was named by Qiu (1983) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm m Sepkoski's reference number: ZR83]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1983Parapachyaspis Qiu
2002Parapachyaspis Jell and Adrain p. 421
2002Parapachyaspis 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
familyAlokistocaridaeResser 1939
genusParapachyaspisQiu 1983

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. †Parapachyaspis Qiu 1983
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: low Mg calcitec
Composition 2: chitinc
Entire body: yesf
Adult length: 10 to < 100f
Adult width: 10 to < 100f
Ontogeny: molting, addition of partsc
Environment: marinec
Locomotion: fast-movingc
Life habit: low-level epifaunalc
Diet: carnivorec
Vision: well-developedf
Created: 2009-06-11 14:35:35
Modified: 2009-12-19 05:47:01
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Aberhan et al. 2004, Hendy 2009
Collections
No collection or age range data are available