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Flexicalymene peregrina

Trilobita - Phacopida - Calymenidae

Taxonomy
Flexicalymene peregrina was named by Zhou and Zhou (2006). Its type specimen is NIGP 140422, a cephalon/head (cranidium), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Zs6b, which is in a Gisbornian marine limestone/sandstone in the Badainjaran Formation of China.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2006Flexicalymene peregrina Zhou and Zhou p. 389 figs. Fig. 3K, 3O

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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
speciesperegrina

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: Gisbornian or 460.90000 to 456.10000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Gisbornian460.9 - 456.1China Flexicalymene peregrina (type locality: 187887)