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Pseudodechenella

Trilobita - Proetida - Proetidae

Taxonomy
Pseudodechenella was named by Pillet (1973) [Sepkoski's age data: D Sieg D Eife Sepkoski's reference number: 421,1106]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Proetida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Proetidae by Jell and Adrain (2002).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1973Pseudodechenella Pillet
1994Arcticormistonia Lieberman
2002Pseudodechenella Jell and Adrain
2002Pseudodechenella Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderProetidaFortey and Owens 1975
familyProetidaeSalter 1864
genusPseudodechenellaPillet 1973

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.

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: deposit feedero
Vision: well-developedf
Created: 2009-06-11 18:30:23
Modified: 2009-12-19 04:35:55
Source: f = family, o = order, c = class
References: Aberhan et al. 2004, Hendy 2009, Fortey and Owens 1999
Collections
No collection or age range data are available