† Lunacrania spicata

Lunacrania spicata

Additional Functions


Belong­ing to

Gaeabionta  ⇒ Domäne: Eukaryota  ⇒ Reich: Animalia  ⇒ Mittelreich: Eumetazoa  ⇒ Klade: Triploblastica  ⇒ Unterreich: Bilateria  ⇒ Klade: Eubilateria  ⇒ Abzweig: Protostomia  ⇒ Infrareich: Ecdysozoa  ⇒ Superstamm: Panarthropoda  ⇒ Stamm: Arthropoda  ⇒ Unterstamm: Mandibulata  ⇒ Klasse: Trilobita  ⇒ Familie: Missisquoiidae  ⇒ Gattung: Lunacrania

Taxo­nomic seg­ment


This mentioned taxonomy is an attempt to make an conclusive assignment from the different classifications of various scientists. Because the taxonomy may change due to the latest investigative methods and other findings, our map is a guide only.

Name from

Corre­spond­ing author (Name, Year)

Fortey, 1983

Lebenszeitraum in Million Jahren (Ma)

Start age: 477.7 Ma - End age: 477.7 Ma
Lower Ordovician
(Unteres Ordovizium)

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Motility: fast-moving
Environment: marine
Compositon of the remains:

low Mg Calcite, Chitin

Reference- and Source indication, Literature

Taxonomic assignment (0)

References by PBDB, License: CC BY

  • R. A. Fortey, 1983 - Cambrian-Ordovican trilobites from the boundary beds in western Newfoundland and their phylogenetic significance - in D. E. G. Briggs and P. D. Lane, eds, Trilobites and other Early Arthropods, Special Papers in Palaeontology 30 (), 179-211 (book/book chapter, English)