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Mesolobus mesolobus euampygus

Strophomenata - Productida - Chonetidae

Chonetes mesolobus euampygus was named by Girty (1912). It is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Mesolobus euampygus by Shimer and Shrock (1944); it was recombined as Mesolobus mesolobus euampygus by Dunbar and Condra (1932) and Hoare (1961).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1912Chonetes mesolobus euampygus Girty p. 129
1932Mesolobus mesolobus euampygus Dunbar and Condra p. 167–168 figs. pl. 20 f. 23–32
1944Mesolobus euampygus Shimer and Shrock
1961Mesolobus mesolobus euampygus Hoare p. 44–45 figs. pl. 3 f. 5–8

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EubilateriaAx 1987
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classStrophomenataWilliams et al 1996
orderProductidaSarycheva and Sokolskaya 1959
familyChonetidaeBronn 1862
subfamilyChonetinaeBronn 1862
speciesmesolobusNorwood and Pratten 1855

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.

No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: low Mg calcitep
Entire body: yesg
Adult length: 10 to < 100g
Adult width: 10 to < 100g
Adult height: 1.0 to < 10g
Folds: noneg
Ribbing: minorg
Spines: noneg
Internal reinforcement: noneg
Locomotion: stationarysubo
Attached: yesp
Life habit: low-level epifaunalsubo
Diet: suspension feedersubo
Vision: blindc
Created: 2009-06-06 12:48:36
Modified: 2009-06-06 14:48:36
Source: g = genus, subo = suborder, c = class, p = phylum
References: Aberhan et al. 2004, Hendy 2009, Williams et al. 2000

Age range: base of the Kasimovian to the top of the Desmoinesian or 307.00000 to 305.90000 Ma

Collections (27 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Desmoinesian313.8 - 305.9USA (Missouri) Mesolobus euampygus (70258 70274 70290 70291 70297 70309 70379 70468)
Desmoinesian313.8 - 305.9USA (Kansas) Mesolobus euampygus (924 927 934 956 959 983 1038)
Desmoinesian313.8 - 305.9USA (Oklahoma) Mesolobus euampygus (1040 8632 8633 8636 8643 8644 8646 8647 8648 8649 8651)
Kasimovian307.0 - 303.7USA (Nevada) Mesolobus euampygus (144024)