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Cernuolimbus semigranulosus

Trilobita - Olenida - Pterocephaliidae

Taxonomy
Cernuolimbus semigranulosus was named by Palmer (1960). Its type specimen is USNM 136877, a cephalon/head (cranidium), and it is a 3D body fossil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1960Cernuolimbus semigranulosus Palmer p. 86 figs. Pl. 8, fig. 2

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumArtiopoda(Hou and Bergstrom)
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderOlenida
familyPterocephaliidaeKobayashi 1935
subfamilyPterocephaliinae
genusCernuolimbus
speciessemigranulosus

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.

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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: low Mg calcitec
Composition 2: chitinc
Ontogeny: molting, addition of partsc
Environment: marinec
Locomotion: fast-movingc
Life habit: low-level epifaunalc
Diet: carnivorec
Vision: well-developedf
Created: 2009-12-13 23:06:36
Modified: 2009-12-14 01:06:36
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Aberhan et al. 2004, Whittington et al. 1997

Age range: Steptoean or 501.00000 to 485.40000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Steptoean501.0 - 485.4USA (Nevada) Cernuolimbus semigranulosus (75268)