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Saccorhytus coronarius

- Saccorhytidae

Taxonomy
Saccorhytus coronarius was named by Han et al. (2017). Its type specimen is XX45-20, an other, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Hexi, which is in a Cambrian marine horizon in the Kuanchuanpu Formation of China. It is the type species of Saccorhytus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2017Saccorhytus coronarius Han et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
RankNameAuthor
Saccorhytida
familySaccorhytidae
genusSaccorhytus
speciescoronarius

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
J. Han et al. 2017Hemi-ellipsoidal, bilaterally symmetrical body. Integument bears chevron pattern. Ventral mouth defined by two circlets of radial folds, inner circlet with associated protuberances. Aborally and dorsally up to four nodulate rugae. Eight body openings, conical, defined by radial folds. In mid-region anteriorly directed spines. Smaller pores parallel to body cones and in posterior region, possibly housed setae.
Measurements
No measurements are available
No ecological data are available

Age range: Early/Lower Cambrian or 541.00000 to 513.00000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Cambrian541.0 - 513.0China (Shaanxi) Saccorhytus coronarius (type locality: 184099)