Pentamerus

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The gall mite genus Pentamerus, established by Roivainen in 1951, is invalid and needs to be renamed. Until this happens, use Pentamerus (mite).
Pentamerus
Temporal range: Silurian - Middle Devonian
PentamerusSilurian.jpg
Silurian Pentamerus brachiopod.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Brachiopoda
Class: Rhynchonellata
Order: Pentamerida
Genus: Pentamerus
Sowerby, 1813

Pentamerus is a prehistoric genus of brachiopods that lived from the Silurian to the Middle Devonian in Asia, Europe, and North America.

Sources[edit]

  • Fossils (Smithsonian Handbooks) by David Ward (Page 82)

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