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Frencrinuroides gibber

Trilobita - Phacopida - Encrinuridae

Taxonomy
Encrinurus gibber was named by Dean (1979). Its type specimen is GSC 38650, a pygidium, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is GSC 84824. Western end of Salmon Cove, Long Point Peninsula, which is in a Sandbian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in the Lourdes Limestone Formation of Canada.

It was recombined as Frencrinuroides gibber by Lespérance and Desbiens (1995); it was recombined as Encrinuroides gibber by Edgecombe and Chatterton (1990) and Moss and Westrop (2014).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1979Encrinurus gibber Dean figs. pl. 2, figs. 6, 7, pl. 4, figs. 3, 6, 9, 10, pl. 5, figs., 8, 11, 12, pl. 6, figs. 2, 3.
1990Encrinuroides gibber Edgecombe and Chatterton p. 823
1995Frencrinuroides gibber Lespérance and Desbiens p. 11
2014Encrinuroides gibber Moss and Westrop pp. 1116 - 1117, table 1 fig. 14

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderPhacopidaSalter 1864
familyEncrinuridaeAngelin 1854
subfamilyEncrinurinaeAngelin 1854
genusFrencrinuroides
speciesgibber()

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
D. K. Moss and S. R. Westrop 2014Palpebral lobes on narrow stalks and posteriorly positioned, opposite S1. Conspicuous CT-1 (torular) and FT tubercles on fixigena. (Fig. 14.5). Eight pairs of pygidial ribs in front of terminal piece, six of which have free spines