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Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Elviniidae

Elburgia was named by Palmer (1960) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Dres-u Sepkoski's reference number: 489].

It was assigned to Elviniidae by Jell and Adrain (2002); and to Trilobita by Sepkoski (2002).

Species lacking formal opinion data

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1960Elburgia Palmer p. 68
2002Elburgia Jell and Adrain p. 370
2002Elburgia Sepkoski

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EubilateriaAx 1987
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumArtiopoda(Hou and Bergstrom)
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderPtychopariidaSwinnerton 1915
familyElviniidaeKobayashi 1936

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. †Elburgia Palmer 1960
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Elburgia intermedia Palmer 1965
Elburgia quinnensis Resser 1942
No diagnoses are available
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 14:51:19
Modified: 2009-12-19 06:03:31
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Hendy 2009, Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: Steptoean or 497.00000 to 493.50000 Ma

Collections (27 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Steptoean497.0 - 493.5USA (Nevada) E. granulosa (110446 110623 110625 111325) E. quinnensis (75271 114296)
Steptoean497.0 - 493.5USA (Nevada and Utah) E. granulosa (74910)
Dresbachian497.0 - 485.4Canada (Yukon) E. disgranosa (55233 55277)
Dresbachian497.0 - 485.4USA (Alaska) E. disgranosa (64800) E. sp. (64803)
Dresbachian497.0 - 485.4USA (Nevada) E. quinnensis (75437) E. sp. (240)
Dresbachian497.0 - 485.4USA (California) E. quinnensis (226677)
Furongian497.0 - 485.4USA (Utah) E. granulosa (156393 156394 156447) E. intermedia (156433) E. sp. (156391 156392 156462 156474 156475)
Furongian497.0 - 485.4USA (California) E. quinnensis (226277 226278 226282 226284)