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Furca bohemica

Marrellomorpha - Marrellida - Mimetasteridae

Furca bohemica was named by Fritsch (1908) [Bigby 1868 attributes the name to Barrande 1846. However, a nomen nudem there and in Bigby. Lectotype designated by Rak et al. (2013).]. Its type specimen is NML 27715 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Dêd Hill near Beroun (formerly Drabov), which is in a Berounian/Harnagian marine shale in the Letna Formation of the Czech Republic.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1868Furca bohemica Bigsby p. 192
1908Furca bohemica Fritsch p. 8–9 figs. pl. 11: 1–3
1999Furca pilosa Chlupáč pp. 79, 81–82 figs. pls. 2: 1, 3: 5
2013Furca bohemica Rak et al. pp. 622 - 625 fig. 2–7

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classMarrellomorpha(Beurlen 1930)
orderMarrellidaRaymond 1920
familyMimetasteridaeBirenheide 1971
genusFurcaFritsch 1908
speciesbohemicaFritsch 1908

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.

Furca bohemica Fritsch 1908
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Invalid names: Furca pilosa Chlupáč 1999 [synonym]
Š. Rak et al. 2013Furca with vaulted cephalic shield, short anterolateral spines and delicate secondary spines of variable length. Longitudinal sulcus−like depression in the posterior half of the cephalic shield.
No measurements are available
No ecological data are available

Age range: base of the Berounian to the top of the Harnagian or 457.90000 to 457.20000 Ma

Collections: one only

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Berounian - Harnagian457.9 - 457.2Czech Republic Furca bohemica (type locality: 155058)