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Carinamala longispina

Trilobita - Olenida - Cedariidae

Taxonomy
Carinamala longispina was named by Palmer (1962). Its type specimen is USNM 143154, a cephalon/head (cranidium), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Duck Creek [Raiff Limestone], which is in a Dresbachian marine limestone in the Raiff Limestone Formation of Nevada. It is the type species of Carinamala.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1962Carinamala longispina Palmer pp. F-24 figs. Pl. 3, fig. 1

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumArtiopoda(Hou and Bergstrom)
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderOlenida
familyCedariidaeRaymond 1937
genusCarinamala
specieslongispina

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.

Carinamala longispina Palmer 1962
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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: 2009-12-19 03:51:13
Modified: 2009-12-19 05:51:13
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Aberhan et al. 2004, Whittington et al. 1997

Age range: Dresbachian or 501.00000 to 485.40000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Dresbachian501.0 - 485.4USA (Nevada) Carinamala longispina (type locality: 10505)