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Failleana magnifica

Trilobita - Corynexochida - Styginidae

Taxonomy
Failleana magnifica was named by Chatterton and Ludvigsen (2004). Its type specimen is GSC 122147, a cephalon/head, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is AN6 280, which is in a Rhuddanian open shallow subtidal limestone in the Becscie Formation of Canada.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
2004Failleana magnifica Chatterton and Ludvigsen p. 20 figs. Plate 6, fig 1,2,4,5,7-9

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderCorynexochidaKobayashi 1935
familyStyginidaeVogdes 1890
genusFailleanaChatterton and Ludvigson 1976
speciesmagnifica

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
Ontogeny: molting, addition of partsc
Environment: marinec
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: nektobenthico
Diet: carnivoreo
Vision: well-developedf
Created: 2009-12-14 23:37:50
Modified: 2009-12-15 01:37:50
Source: f = family, o = order, c = class
References: Whittington et al. 1997, Aberhan et al. 2004, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Rhuddanian to the top of the Aeronian or 443.40000 to 438.50000 Ma

Collections (10 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Rhuddanian443.4 - 440.8Canada (Quebec) Failleana magnifica (184366 184371 type locality: 184375 184376 184379 184403 184412 184413 185536)
Aeronian440.8 - 438.5Canada (Quebec) Failleana magnifica (186090)