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Anarcestes plebeius

Cephalopoda - Agoniatitida - Anarcestidae

Taxonomy
Goniatites plebeius was named by Barrande (1865). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Praha-Hlubocepy (upper Trebotov limestone, Dalejan), which is in an Emsian carbonate limestone in the Trebotov Formation of the Czech Republic. It is the type species of Anarcestes.

It was recombined as Anarcestes plebeius by Chlupac and Turek (1983), Göddertz (1987) and Korn and Klug (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1865Goniatites plebeius Barrande figs. Pl 5, figs 16-18,22,23; pl 6, fig 1
1983Anarcestes plebeius Chlupac and Turek p. 91 figs. Pl 24, figs 1-10; pl 29, fig 8; pl 30, fig 8; text-fig 21
1987Anarcestes plebeius Göddertz p. 157 figs. Pl 6, fig 5; text-fig 15
2002Anarcestes plebeius Korn and Klug p. 129

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderAgoniatitidaRuzhencev 1957
suborderAnarcestinaMiller and Furnish 1954
superfamilyAnarcestaceaeSteinmann 1890
familyAnarcestidaeSteinmann 1890
genusAnarcestesMojsisovics 1882
speciesplebeius(Barrande 1865)

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.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
partNmeanminimummaximummedians.d.
shell height416.013.320.015.82.85
shell diameter450.143.058.050.57.14
shell inflation422.719.126.323.03.37

Composition: aragoniteo
Locomotion: fast-movingo
Life habit: nektonico
Diet: carnivoreo
Vision: well-developedc
Created: 2005-10-06 14:38:07
Modified: 2005-10-06 16:38:07
Source: o = order, c = class
References: Kiessling 2003, Kiessling 2004, Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: Late/Upper Emsian or 402.50000 to 391.90000 Ma

Collections (20 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Devonian - Eifelian419.2 - 387.7Czech Republic Anarcestes plebeius (12148 12149)
Emsian407.6 - 393.3Morocco Anarcestes plebeius (38747 38777)
Late/Upper Emsian402.5 - 391.9Morocco Anarcestes plebeius (38783 38787 38796 38799)
Late/Upper Emsian402.5 - 391.9Czech Republic Anarcestes plebeius (173002 181033 181034 181035) Goniatites plebeius (172686)
Late/Upper Emsian - Eifelian402.5 - 387.7Czech Republic Anarcestes plebeius (172682 172683 173001)
Eifelian393.3 - 387.7Algeria Anarcestes plebeius (40366 40369)
Eifelian393.3 - 387.7Morocco Anarcestes plebeius (38755 38760)