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Hsuaspis occipitospina

Trilobita - Redlichiida - Estaingiidae

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1990Hsuaspis occipitospina Bengtson et al. pp. 312 - 314

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumArtiopoda(Hou and Bergstrom)
RankNameAuthor
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderRedlichiidaRichter 1932
suborderRedlichiinaRichter 1932
superfamilyEllipsocephaloideaLin 1990
familyEstaingiidaeOpik 1970
genusHsuaspisPocock 1964
speciesoccipitospina

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.

Hsuaspis occipitospina Bengtson et al. 1990
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: low Mg calcitec
Composition 2: chitinc
Ontogeny: molting, addition of partsc
Environment: marinec
Locomotion: fast-movingo
Life habit: low-level epifaunalo
Diet: deposit feedero
Vision: well-developedf
Created: 2010-01-05 23:09:10
Modified: 2010-01-06 01:09:10
Source: f = family, o = order, c = class
References: Whittington et al. 1997, Hendy et al. 2009, Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: Botomian or 516.00000 to 512.90000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Botomian516.0 - 512.9Australia (South Australia) Hsuaspis occipitospina (225127)