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Phragmolites hyperboreus

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Bucaniidae

Taxonomy
Phragmolites hyperboreus was named by Troedsson (1928). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Kap Calhoun, which is in a Cautleyan offshore ramp limestone in the Cape Calhoun Formation of Greenland.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1928Phragmolites hyperboreus Troedsson
1991Phragmolites hyperboreus Peel p. 114
1999Phragmolites hyperboreus Ebbestad p. 161
2023Phragmolites hyperboreus Wagner p. 4383

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropoda
RankNameAuthor
orderBellerophontidaUlrich and Scofield 1897
suborderBellerophontina
superfamilyBellerophontoidea()
familyBucaniidae
subfamilyBucaniinae
genusPhragmolites
specieshyperboreus

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.

Phragmolites hyperboreus Troedsson 1928
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragoniteo
Composition 2: low Mg calciteo
Entire body: yesg
Adult length: 0.1 to < 1.0g
Adult width: 10 to < 100g
Adult height: 10 to < 100g
Locomotion: actively mobilef
Life habit: epifaunalf
Diet: detritivoref
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2009-03-04 10:26:19
Modified: 2009-06-05 20:24:11
Source: g = genus, f = family, o = order, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Hendy et al. 2009, Hendy 2009

Age range: Cautleyan or 449.20000 to 448.80000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Cautleyan449.2 - 448.8Greenland (Washington Land) Phragmolites hyperboreus (type locality: 24162)