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Flexicalymene cambrensis

Trilobita - Phacopida - Calymenidae

Taxonomy
Calymene cambrensis was named by Salter (1865).

It was misspelled as Flexicalymene cambriensis by Williams et al. (1981); it was recombined as Flexicalymene cambrensis by Tripp (1980) and Edgecombe et al. (1998).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1865Calymene cambrensis Salter
1980Flexicalymene cambrensis Tripp
1981Flexicalymene cambriensis Williams et al.
1998Flexicalymene cambrensis Edgecombe et al.

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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
speciescambrensis(Salter 1865)

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: Late/Upper Llanvirn or 463.50000 to 460.90000 Ma

Collections (25 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Llandeilo466.0 - 449.5United Kingdom Flexicalymene cambriensis (69586 69587 69588 69589 69590 69591 69592 69596)
Late/Upper Llanvirn463.5 - 460.9United Kingdom (Wales) Flexicalymene cambriensis (3318 69529 69537 69544 69545 69548 69582 69583)
Late/Upper Llanvirn463.5 - 460.9United Kingdom Flexicalymene cambriensis (69534 69535 69572 69573 69574 69575 69576 69597 69598)