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Metapliomerops extenuata

Trilobita - Phacopida - Cheiruridae

Taxonomy
Pilekia extenuata was named by Raymond (1924).

It was recombined as Metapliomerops extenuata by Kobayashi (1934).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1924Pilekia extenuata Raymond p. 457 figs. Pl. 14, figs. 17, 20
1934Metapliomerops extenuata Kobayashi

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumArtiopoda(Hou and Bergstrom)
RankNameAuthor
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderPhacopidaSalter 1864
suborderCheirurinaHarrington and Leanza 1957
familyCheiruridaeHawle and Corda 1847
subfamilyPilekiinae(Sdzuy 1955)
genusMetapliomeropsKobayashi 1934
speciesextenuata()

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.

Metapliomerops extenuata Raymond 1924
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: low Mg calcitec
Composition 2: chitinc
Entire body: yesf
Adult length: 10 to < 100f
Adult width: 10 to < 100f
Ontogeny: molting, addition of partsc
Environment: marinec
Locomotion: fast-movingc
Life habit: low-level epifaunalc
Diet: carnivoref
Vision: well-developedf
Created: 2009-12-15 23:31:45
Modified: 2009-12-16 01:31:45
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Aberhan et al. 2004, Hendy 2009, Whittington et al. 1997

Age range: Tremadoc or 486.50000 to 477.70000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Tremadoc486.5 - 477.7USA (Vermont) Pilekia extenuata (192760)