Basic info Taxonomic history Classification Included Taxa
Morphology Ecology and taphonomy External Literature Search Age range and collections

Bonnia parvula

Trilobita - Corynexochida - Dorypygidae

Bathyurus parvulus was named by Billings (1861). Its type specimen is Nat. Mus. Canada no. 433 and is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Corynexochus (Bonnia) parvulus by Walcott (1916); it was recombined as Bonnia parvula by Resser (1936) and Lochman (1947); it was recombined as Bonnia parvulus by Kobluk and James (1979).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1861Bathyurus parvulus Billings p. 16 figs. Fig. 21
1916Corynexochus (Bonnia) parvulus Walcott p. 328 figs. Plate 57, figs. 1, 1b-c; plate 64, fig. 6
1936Bonnia parvula Resser p. 7
1947Bonnia parvula Lochman p. 69
1979Bonnia parvulus Kobluk and James

Is something missing? Join the Paleobiology Database and enter the data

EubilateriaAx 1987
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumArtiopoda(Hou and Bergstrom)
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
suborderCorynexochinaKobayashi 1935
familyDorypygidaeKobayashi 1935
speciesparvula(Billings 1861)

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.

Bonnia parvula Billings 1861
show all | hide all
No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: low Mg calcitec
Composition 2: chitinc
Entire body: yesg
Adult length: 10 to < 100g
Adult width: 10 to < 100g
Ontogeny: molting, addition of partsc
Environment: marinec
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: nektobenthico
Diet: carnivoreo
Vision: well-developedf
Created: 2009-06-02 14:43:53
Modified: 2009-06-02 16:43:53
Source: g = genus, f = family, o = order, c = class
References: Whittington et al. 1997, Aberhan et al. 2004, Hendy et al. 2009, Hendy 2009

Age range: Dyeran or 515.30000 to 511.20000 Ma

Collections (12 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Dyeran515.3 - 511.2Canada (Newfoundland) Bonnia parvula (195922 195925 195927)
Dyeran515.3 - 511.2Canada (Labrador) Bonnia parvula (195759 195907 195915 195916 195918 195919 195920 195921)
Dyeran515.3 - 511.2Canada (Newfoundland and Labrador) Bonnia parvulus (9900)