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Flexicalymene cavei

Trilobita - Phacopida - Calymenidae

Taxonomy
Flexicalymene cavei was named by Price (1974). Its type specimen is SM A57050, a cephalon/head, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Loc. 25. Moldin, near Llandowror, which is in a Cautleyan marine limestone in the Sholeshook Formation of the United Kingdom.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1974Flexicalymene cavei Price pp. 852 - 856 figs. pl. 114, fig. 1 15

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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
speciescavei

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: Cautleyan or 449.50000 to 445.60000 Ma

Collections (5 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Rawtheyan455.8 - 445.6United Kingdom (Wales) Flexicalymene cavei (156496 185115 192324 192325)
Cautleyan449.5 - 445.6United Kingdom (Wales) Flexicalymene cavei (type locality: 192323)