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Gyrometopus lineatus

Trilobita - Phacopida - Diaphanometopidae

Taxonomy
Nileus lineatus was named by Angelin (1854). Its type specimen is RM No. Ar. 15368 and is a 3D body fossil. It is the type species of Gyrometopus.

It was recombined as Diaphanometopus lineatus by Tjernvik (1956); it was recombined as Gyrometopus lineatus by Jaanusson (1975).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1854Nileus lineatus Angelin p. 60 figs. Pl. 33:12
1956Diaphanometopus lineatus Tjernvik pp. 135, 279
1975Gyrometopus lineatus Jaanusson pp. 209 - 213 figs. 1-4, 5A-B

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderPhacopidaSalter 1864
familyDiaphanometopidaeJaanusson 1959
genusGyrometopus
specieslineatus()

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: fast-movingc
Life habit: low-level epifaunalc
Diet: carnivorec
Created: 2004-02-29 09:07:31
Modified: 2016-06-02 12:44:28
Source: c = class
Reference: Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: Billingen or 478.60000 to 471.80000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Billingen478.6 - 471.8Sweden Diaphanometopus lineatus (192718)