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Australimicola spriggi

Australimicola spriggi was named by Paterson et al. (2012). Its type specimen is P44482 and is a compression preserving soft parts. It is the type species of Australimicola.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2012Australimicola spriggi Paterson et al.

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EubilateriaAx 1987
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumArtiopoda(Hou and Bergstrom)
subclassConcilitergaHou and Bergström 1997

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.

Australimicola spriggi Paterson et al. 2012
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J. R. Paterson et al. 2012—Exoskeleton an elongate oval in outline; maximum
exoskeletal width (tr.) 40–50 percent sagittal length
(excluding pygidial spines). Cephalic shield approximately 10
percent length of complete exoskeleton (sag.), its anterior
margin rounded and lacking a median notch; eyes lacking
dorsal expression in cephalic shield. Trunk consists of 23
thoracic tergites with blunt, spatulate tips and a small pygidium
with inflated axis and pair of long, flat, divergent pleural spines.
Endopods short, terminating around mid-width of pleurae.
No measurements are available
Locomotion: actively mobilep
Created: 2004-02-29 09:38:49
Modified: 2004-02-29 11:38:49
Source: p = phylum
Reference: Kiessling 2004

Age range: Botomian or 516.00000 to 512.90000 Ma

Collections: one only

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Botomian516.0 - 512.9Australia (South Australia) Australimicola spriggi (187498)