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Aphelaspis walcotti

Trilobita - Olenida - Aphelaspidae

Taxonomy
Aphelaspis walcotti was named by Resser (1938). Its type specimen is USNM 94923 and is a 3D body fossil.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1938Aphelaspis walcotti Resser p. 59 figs. pl. 13 f. 14
1938Aphelaspis hamblenensis Resser p. 60 figs. pl. 13 f. 28

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumArtiopoda(Hou and Bergstrom)
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderOlenida
familyAphelaspidae(Palmer 1960)
genusAphelaspis
specieswalcotti

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.

Aphelaspis walcotti Resser 1938
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Invalid names: Aphelaspis hamblenensis Resser 1938 [synonym]
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: 10 to < 100g
Ontogeny: molting, addition of partsc
Environment: marinec
Locomotion: fast-movingc
Life habit: low-level epifaunalc
Diet: carnivorec
Vision: well-developedf
Created: 2009-06-02 14:42:25
Modified: 2009-06-02 16:42:25
Source: g = genus, f = family, c = class
References: Hendy 2009, Aberhan et al. 2004, Whittington et al. 1997

Age range: Paibian or 497.00000 to 494.00000 Ma

Collections (45 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Paibian497.0 - 494.0USA (Texas) Aphelaspis walcotti (208613 208614 208615 208616 208617 208650 208651 208652 208653 208654 208655 208656 208657 208687 208689 208690 208691 208697 208698 208699 208700 208701 208703 208722 208724 208725 208741 208742 208744 208746 208747 208748 208830 208840 208841 208842 208980 208981 208982 208983 208990 208992)
Dresbachian497.0 - 485.4USA (Tennessee) Aphelaspis hamblenensis (156379)
Dresbachian497.0 - 485.4USA (Wyoming) Aphelaspis walcotti (56145 56146)