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Bathydiscus dolichometopus

Agnostida - Weymouthiidae

Taxonomy
Bathydiscus dolichometopus was named by Rasetti (1966). Its type specimen is USNM 145995 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is cs-4,North Chatham, which is in a Lenian offshore shelf limestone/shale in the Stissing Formation of New York.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1966Bathydiscus dolichometopus Rasetti pp. 17 - 18 figs. Plate 1, figure 3 ; plate 9, figures 1-16

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumArtiopoda(Hou and Bergstrom)
orderAgnostidaSalter 1864
suborderEodiscina
familyWeymouthiidaeKobayashi 1943
genusBathydiscusRasetti 1966
speciesdolichometopus

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
Locomotion: slow-movingo
Life habit: epifaunalo
Diet: detritivoreo
Vision: blindf
Created: 2009-12-13 02:47:26
Modified: 2009-12-13 04:47:26
Source: f = family, o = order
References: Kiessling 2004, Whittington et al. 1997

Age range: Lenian or 516.00000 to 510.20000 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Lenian516.0 - 510.2USA (New York) Bathydiscus dolichometopus (type locality: 189 225082)