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Punka teicherti

Trilobita - Proetida - Bathyuridae

Bathyurellus teicherti was named by Poulsen (1937). It is not extant. Its type locality is Mt. Gunvor, which is in an Arenig carbonate limestone in the Cape Weber Formation of Greenland.

It was recombined as Licnocephala teicherti by Fortey and Bruton (2013); it was recombined as Punka teicherti by Fortey (1979) and McCobb et al. (2014).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1937Bathyurellus teicherti Poulsen p. 53 figs. Pl. 7, fig. 2-3
1979Punka teicherti Fortey
2013Licnocephala teicherti Fortey and Bruton p. 59
2014Punka teicherti McCobb et al. p. 595

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EubilateriaAx 1987
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumArtiopoda(Hou and Bergstrom)
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderProetidaFortey and Owens 1975
familyBathyuridaeWalcott 1886
subfamilyBathyurellinaeHupe 1953

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.

Punka teicherti Poulsen 1937
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No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: low Mg calcitec
Composition 2: chitinc
Ontogeny: molting, addition of partsc
Environment: marinec
Locomotion: fast-movingc
Life habit: low-level epifaunalc
Diet: deposit feedero
Vision: well-developedf
Created: 2009-12-19 02:31:34
Modified: 2009-12-19 04:31:34
Source: f = family, o = order, c = class
References: Aberhan et al. 2004, Fortey and Owens 1999, Whittington et al. 1997

Age range: base of the Arenig to the top of the Cassinian or 478.60000 to 470.00000 Ma

Collections (5 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Cassinian482.3 - 470.0Greenland Bathyurellus teicherti (122083)
Arenig478.6 - 466.0Greenland Bathyurellus teicherti (type locality: 122080 122082 122088 122116)