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Meniscuchus nanus

Agnostida - Weymouthiidae

Taxonomy
Calodiscus nanus was named by Palmer (1968) [? Calodiscus nanus].

It was recombined as Meniscuchus nanus by Öpik (1975).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1968Calodiscus nanus Palmer figs. pI. 2, figs 20, 21, 25, 26)
1975Meniscuchus nanus Öpik p. 28

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumArtiopoda(Hou and Bergstrom)
orderAgnostidaSalter 1864
suborderEodiscina
familyWeymouthiidaeKobayashi 1943
genusMeniscuchusOpik 1975
speciesnanus(Palmer 1968)

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.

Meniscuchus nanus Palmer 1968
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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: Whittington et al. 1997, Kiessling 2004

Age range: base of the Botomian to the top of the Toyonian or 516.00000 to 510.20000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Botomian - Toyonian516.0 - 510.2USA (Alaska) Calodiscus nanus (225079)