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Ptychoparia (Pterocephalus) laticeps

Trilobita - Olenida - Pterocephaliidae

Taxonomy
Conocephalites (Pterocephalus) laticeps was named by Hall and Whitfield (1877).

It was recombined as Ptychoparia (Pterocephalus) laticeps by Walcott (1884).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1877Conocephalites (Pterocephalus) laticeps Hall and Whitfield p. 221 figs. Plate II, figs. 4-7
1884Ptychoparia (Pterocephalus) laticeps Walcott p. 59

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumArtiopoda(Hou and Bergstrom)
RankNameAuthor
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderOlenida
familyPterocephaliidaeKobayashi 1935
subfamilyPterocephaliinae
genusPtychopariaRoemer 1849
subgenusPterocephalus
specieslaticeps(Hall and Whitfield 1877)

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.

Ptychoparia (Pterocephalus) laticeps Hall and Whitfield 1877
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: low Mg calcitec
Composition 2: chitinc
Entire body: yesg
Adult length: 10 to < 100g
Adult width: 10 to < 100g
Spines: minorg
Ontogeny: molting, addition of partsc
Environment: marinec
Locomotion: fast-movingc
Life habit: low-level epifaunalc
Diet: carnivorec
Vision: well-developedf
Created: 2009-06-10 08:27:33
Modified: 2009-06-10 10:27:33
Source: g = genus, f = family, c = class
References: Whittington et al. 1997, Hendy 2009, Aberhan et al. 2004
Collections
No collection or age range data are available