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Gabriceraurus dentatus

Trilobita - Phacopida - Cheiruridae

Taxonomy
Ceraurus dentatus was named by Raymond and Barton (1913) [= Ceraurus pleurexanthemus Green 1832. Hall 1847 p. 242, P1.65, fig. Id-lf, lh, li, 1k, ?11, im, ?In; P1. 66, fig. la-lh; non P1. 65, fig. lalc, = Cheirurus pleurexanthemus (Green). Billings 1863, p. 188, fig. 188. = Ceraurus hirsuitus Ludvigsen Hessin 1989 pl. 1, figs. 1-7. non Ceraurus dentatus Raymond 1921, pl. 10, fig. 2 non Ceraurus dentatus Sinclair 1964, P1. 4, fig. 10 non Ceraurus dentatus Ludvigsen 1978, fig. 33 non Ceraurus dentatus Ludvigsen 1979a, fig. 26C].

It was recombined as Gabriceraurus dentatus by Lespérance and Desbiens (1995).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1913Ceraurus dentatus Raymond and Barton p. 534 figs. Pl. 1, fig. 2; P1. 2, figs. 4, 5
1995Gabriceraurus dentatus Lespérance and Desbiens pp. 13 - 14 figs. 5.1-5.3

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderPhacopidaSalter 1864
suborderCheirurinaHarrington and Leanza 1957
familyCheiruridaeHawle and Corda 1847
genusGabriceraurusPribyl and Vanek 1985
speciesdentatus(Raymond and Barton 1913)

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
P. J. Lespérance and D. Desbiens 1995As in DeMott, 1987, p. 78, with addition of the following. Entire surface of exoskeleton covered with 0.08-0.1 mm granules. Genal spines exceptionally long (exsag.) for the genus, covering two-thirds of thoracic length.