Lonchodomas carinatus Cooper 1953 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Trinucleida - Raphiophoridae

Full reference: B. N. Cooper. 1953. Trilobites from the Lower Champlainian formations of the Appalachian Valley. Geological Society of America Memoir 55:1-69

Belongs to Lonchodomas according to B. N. Cooper 1953

Sister taxa: Lonchodomas (Foliopyge), Lonchodomas chaziensis, Lonchodomas clavulus, Lonchodomas coagmentatum, Lonchodomas depressus, Lonchodomas halli, Lonchodomas normalis, Lonchodomas paenepennatus, Lonchodomas pennatus, Lonchodomas politus, Lonchodomas portlocki, Lonchodomas punctatus, Lonchodomas retrolatus, Lonchodomas rostratus, Lonchodomas sublaevis, Lonchodomas suriensis, Lonchodomas tenuis, Lonchodomas tumidus, Lonchodomas volborthi, Lonchodomas yohi

Type specimen: USNM 116452b, a cephalon/head (cranidium). Its type locality is Loc. 3. south side of road, 0.2 mile east of Strasburg Junction, which is in a Turinian carbonate limestone in the Edinburg Formation of Virginia.

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Ordovician of United States (4: Virginia collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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