Matthevia wahwahensis Vendrasco and Runnegar 2004 (chiton)

Polyplacophora - Paleoloricata - Mattheviidae

Full reference: M. J. Vendrasco and B. Runnegar. 2004. Late Cambrian and Early Ordovician stem group chitons (Mollusca: Polyplacophora) from Utah and Missouri. Journal of Paleontology 78(4):675-689

Belongs to Matthevia according to M. J. Vendrasco and B. Runnegar 2004

Sister taxa: Matthevia erecta, Matthevia variabilis, Matthevia walcotti

Type specimen: LACMIP 12821, a valve. Its type locality is LACMIP 17160, LC 19.5, Gray Hills, northwest end of Lawson Cove, Wah Wah Mt., which is in a Sunwaptan carbonate dolomite in the Notch Peak Formation of Utah.

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal grazer


• Cambrian of United States (6: Utah collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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