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Asaphus (Neoasaphus) lepidus

Trilobita - Asaphida - Asaphidae

Asaphus lepidus was named by Törnquist (1884). It is not extant.

It was recombined as Asaphus (Neoasaphus) lepidus by Jaanusson (1953).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1884Asaphus rusticus Törnquist
1907Asaphus wahlenbergii Wiman
1953Asaphus (Neoasaphus) lepidus Jaanusson

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EubilateriaAx 1987
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderAsaphidaSalter 1864
superfamilyAsaphoideaSalter 1864
familyAsaphidaeBurmeister 1843
subfamilyAsaphinaeBurmeister 1843
genusAsaphusBrongniart 1822
subgenusNeoasaphusJaanusson 1953
specieslepidus(Törnquist 1884)

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.

No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: low Mg calcitec
Composition 2: chitinc
Entire body: yesg
Adult length: 10 to < 100g
Adult width: 10 to < 100g
Spines: noneg
Ontogeny: molting, addition of partsc
Environment: marinec
Locomotion: fast-movingo
Life habit: low-level epifaunalo
Diet: deposit feedero
Vision: well-developedf
Created: 2009-06-08 11:40:13
Modified: 2009-06-08 13:42:14
Source: g = genus, f = family, o = order, c = class
References: Aberhan et al. 2004, Hendy 2009, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Uhaku to the top of the Kukruse or 466.00000 to 449.50000 Ma

Collections (12 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Uhaku466.0 - 460.9Russian Federation Asaphus lepidus (167734)
Uhaku466.0 - 460.9Sweden Asaphus lepidus (166374 166429 166437)
Uhaku466.0 - 460.9Sweden (Dalarne) Asaphus lepidus (166338 166432 169285)
Uhaku466.0 - 460.9Sweden (Dalarna) Asaphus lepidus (157358)
Uhaku - Lasnamagi466.0 - 460.9Sweden (Siljan) Asaphus lepidus (2946)
Kukruse460.9 - 449.5Sweden Asaphus lepidus (166430 166431 166436)