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Elburgia quinnensis

Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Elviniidae

Taenicephalus quinnensis was named by Resser (1942). Its type specimen is USNM 108838a, a cephalon/head (cranidium), and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Elburgia quinnensis by Palmer (1960).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1960Elburgia quinnensis Palmer p. 69

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EubilateriaAx 1987
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumArtiopoda(Hou and Bergstrom)
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderPtychopariidaSwinnerton 1915
familyElviniidaeKobayashi 1936
speciesquinnensis(Resser 1942)

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.

Elburgia quinnensis Resser 1942
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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: Aberhan et al. 2004, Hendy 2009

Age range: Furongian or 497.00000 to 485.40000 Ma

Collections (8 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Dresbachian501.0 - 485.4USA (Nevada) Elburgia quinnensis (75437)
Dresbachian501.0 - 485.4USA (California) Elburgia quinnensis (226677)
Steptoean501.0 - 485.4USA (Nevada) Elburgia quinnensis (75271 114296)
Furongian497.0 - 485.4USA (California) Elburgia quinnensis (226277 226278 226282 226284)