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Flexicalymene scotica

Trilobita - Phacopida - Calymenidae

Taxonomy
Flexicalymene scotica was named by Lamont (1949). Its type specimen is RSM GY1956.15.51, a cephalon/head (cranidium), and it is a mold.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1949Flexicalymene scotica Lamont pp. 315-316 figs. pl. 18, figs. 6-7

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
RankNameAuthor
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderPhacopidaSalter 1864
suborderCalymeninaSwinnerton 1915
familyCalymenidaeMilne-Edwards 1840
subfamilyFlexicalymeninae
genusFlexicalymene
speciesscoticaLamont 1949

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
No measurements are available
Composition: low Mg calcitec
Composition 2: chitinc
Entire body: yesg
Adult length: 10 to < 100g
Adult width: 10 to < 100g
Adult height: 1.0 to < 10g
Spines: noneg
Ontogeny: molting, addition of partsc
Environment: marinec
Locomotion: actively mobileg
Life habit: nektobenthicg
Diet: carnivoref
Vision: well-developedf
Created: 2009-06-09 12:08:00
Modified: 2009-07-20 15:30:25
Source: g = genus, f = family, c = class
References: Harrington et al. 1959, Aberhan et al. 2004, Hendy 2009

Age range: Hirnantian or 445.20000 to 443.40000 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Hirnantian445.2 - 443.4United Kingdom (Scotland) Flexicalymene scotica (181875 181876)