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Plaesiacomia

Trilobita - Phacopida - Homalonotidae

Taxonomy
Plaesiacomia was named by Hawle and Corda (1847) [Sepkoski's age data: O Llvi O Cara-u]. It is not extant. Its type is Plaesiacomia rara.

It was assigned to Trilobita by Gutiérrez-Marco and Babin (1999); to Homalonotidae by Jell and Adrain (2002); to Phacopida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Colpocoryphinae by Thomas (1977) and Congreve and Lieberman (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1847Plaesiacomia Hawle and Corda
1977Plaesiacomia Thomas p. 163
1999Plaesiocomia Gutiérrez-Marco and Babin p. 231
2002Plaesiacomia Jell and Adrain p. 426
2002Plaesiacomia Sepkoski
2008Plaesiacomia Congreve and Lieberman p. 27

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumArtiopoda(Hou and Bergstrom)
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderPhacopidaSalter 1864
suborderCalymeninaSwinnerton 1915
familyHomalonotidaeChapman 1890
subfamilyColpocoryphinaeHupe 1955
genusPlaesiacomiaHawle and Corda 1847

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. †Plaesiacomia Hawle and Corda 1847
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Plaesiacomia hesselinki Hammann 1983
Plaesiacomia hughesi Thomas 1977
Plaesiacomia oehlerti Kerforne 1900
Plaesiacomia rara Hawle and Corda 1847
Plaesiacomia vacuvertis Thomas 1977
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: 1.0 to < 10g
Adult height: 1.0 to < 10g
Spines: noneg
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 Harrington et al. (1959).g
Created: 2009-06-10 09:21:33
Modified: 2009-06-10 11:21:33
Source: g = genus, f = family, c = class
References: Hendy 2009, Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: base of the Floian to the top of the Berounian or 477.70000 to 449.80000 Ma

Collections (37 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Floian477.7 - 470.0Morocco P. sp. (56592)
Middle Ordovician470.0 - 458.4France (Calvados) P. rara (174562)
Middle Ordovician470.0 - 458.4France P. oehlerti (174555)
Oretanian468.0 - 459.0Spain (Toledo) P. sp. (20899)
Oretanian468.0 - 459.0Portugal P. oehlerti (20955)
Oretanian468.0 - 459.0Morocco P. sp. (20978 20985)
Llanvirn468.0 - 458.4Saudi Arabia P. vacuvertis (228238)
Llanvirn468.0 - 458.4United Kingdom P. sp. (234033)
Darriwilian467.3 - 458.4France P. oehlerti (174554)
Darriwilian467.3 - 458.4Morocco P. sp. (156996)
Llandeilo461.1 - 458.4France P. oehlerti (174537)
Letna - Harnagian460.9 - 457.2Czech Republic P. rara (3861)
Dobrotivian459.0 - 457.9Morocco P. sp. (20999)
Dobrotivian459.0 - 457.9France (Finistere) P. oehlerti (20865 20866)
Dobrotivian459.0 - 457.9Spain (Ciudad Real) Plaesiocomia oehlerti (174656)
Dobrotivian459.0 - 457.9Portugal P. oehlerti (193319 193320 193327 193328 193329)
Dobrotivian459.0 - 457.9Portugal (Marao) P. oehlerti (21012)
Dobrotivian459.0 - 457.9Spain (Jaén) P. oehlerti (174657)
Dobrotivian459.0 - 457.9Spain (Cuidad Real) P. oehlerti (20891)
Dobrotivian459.0 - 457.9Spain (Badajoz) Plaesiocomia oehlerti (174655)
Dobrotivian459.0 - 457.9Spain (Toledo and Cuidad Real) P. sp. (20893)
Dobrotivian - Berounian459.0 - 449.8France P. sp. (20846)
Dobrotivian - Berounian459.0 - 449.8Spain (Jaen) P. sp. (21049)
Dobrotivian - Berounian459.0 - 449.8France (Orne) P. sp. (20871)
Dobrotivian - Caradoc459.0 - 449.5Spain (Ciudad Real) P. sp. (20892)
Sandbian458.4 - 453.0France P. oehlerti (174552)
Berounian457.9 - 449.8Spain (Caceres) P. rara (20885)
Berounian457.9 - 449.8Morocco (Zagora) P. sp. (20967)
Berounian457.9 - 449.8France (Mayenne) P. sp. (20922)
Berounian - Caradoc457.9 - 449.5Portugal P. sp. (20954)
Katian453.0 - 445.2France P. rara (174557)