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Lonchodomas coagmentatum

Trilobita - Trinucleida - Raphiophoridae

Taxonomy
Lonchodomas coagmentatum was named by Tripp (1980). Its type specimen is GLAHM A18522a, b, a pygidium, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is south bank of Penwhapple Burn immediately south of the power-house, which is in a Sandbian offshore siltstone/conglomerate in the Balclatchie Formation of the United Kingdom.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1980Lonchodomas coagmentatum Tripp pp. 129-130 figs. Pl. 3.3-5

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumArtiopoda(Hou and Bergstrom)
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
subclassLibristoma
orderTrinucleida(Swinnerton 1915)
familyRaphiophoridaeAngelin 1854
genusLonchodomasAngelin 1854
speciescoagmentatum

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.

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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: majorg
Ontogeny: molting, addition of partsc
Environment: marinec
Locomotion: fast-movingc
Life habit: low-level epifaunalc
Diet: suspension feederf
Vision: blindf
Created: 2009-06-09 08:22:56
Modified: 2009-06-09 10:22:56
Source: g = genus, f = family, c = class
References: Hendy 2009, Whittington et al. 1997, Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: Sandbian or 458.40000 to 453.00000 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Sandbian458.4 - 453.0United Kingdom (Scotland) Lonchodomas coagmentatum (type locality: 208121 208122)