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Richardsonella megalops

Trilobita - Asaphida - Remopleurididae

Taxonomy
Dikelocephalus megalops was named by Billings (1860).

It was recombined as Conokephalina megalops by Walcott (1914); it was recombined as Richardsonella megalops by Raymond (1924) and Rasetti (1944).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1860Dikelocephalus megalops Billings p. 28
1914Conokephalina megalops Walcott
1924Richardsonella megalops Raymond
1944Richardsonella megalops Rasetti p. 254

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumArtiopoda(Hou and Bergstrom)
RankNameAuthor
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
subclassLibristoma
orderAsaphidaSalter 1864
superfamilyAsaphoideaSalter 1864
familyRemopleurididaeHawle and Corda 1847
genusRichardsonellaRaymond 1924
speciesmegalops(Billings 1860)

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.

Richardsonella megalops Billings 1860
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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: actively mobilef
Life habit: nektobenthicf
Diet: carnivorec
Vision: well-developedf
Created: 2009-04-13 10:12:30
Modified: 2009-12-14 07:33:04
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Aberhan et al. 2004, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Trempealeauan or 492.50000 to 485.40000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Trempealeauan492.5 - 485.4Canada (Quebec) Richardsonella megalops (224138)