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Parehmania obscura

Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Alokistocaridae

Taxonomy
Thomsonaspis obscura was named by Deiss (1939). It is the type species of Thomsonaspis.

It was recombined as Parehmania obscura by Jell and Adrain (2002).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1939Thomsonaspis obscura Deiss p. 111 figs. pl. 18 f. 21-25
2002Parehmania obscura Jell and Adrain p. 453

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumArtiopoda(Hou and Bergstrom)
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
subclassLibristoma
orderPtychopariidaSwinnerton 1915
familyAlokistocaridaeResser 1939
genusParehmaniaDeiss 1939
speciesobscura()

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.

Parehmania obscura Deiss 1939
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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: carnivorec
Vision: well-developedf
Created: 2009-06-11 14:35:35
Modified: 2009-12-19 05:47:01
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Aberhan et al. 2004, Hendy 2009
Collections
No collection or age range data are available