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Chelediscus chathamensis

Agnostida - Weymouthiidae

Taxonomy
Chelediscus chathamensis was named by Rasetti (1967). Its type specimen is USNM 156584 and is a 3D body fossil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1967Chelediscus chathamensis Rasetti pp. 46 - 48 figs. Plate 3, figures 11-17

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

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.

Chelediscus chathamensis Rasetti 1967
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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: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Lenian516.0 - 510.2USA (New York) Chelediscus chathamensis (225082)