Ceraurinella nahanniensis Chatterton and Ludvigsen 1976 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Phacopida - Cheiruridae

Full reference: B. D. E. Chatterton and R. Ludvigsen. 1976. Silicified Middle Ordovician trilobites from the South Nahanni River Area, District of Mackenzie, Canada. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 154(1-3):1-106

Belongs to Ceraurinella according to B. D. E. Chatterton and R. Ludvigsen 1976

Sister taxa: Ceraurinella brevispina, Ceraurinella chondra, Ceraurinella intermedia, Ceraurinella kingstoni, Ceraurinella latipyga, Ceraurinella longispina, Ceraurinella media, Ceraurinella necra, Ceraurinella oepiki, Ceraurinella polydorus, Ceraurinella pompilia, Ceraurinella seriata, Ceraurinella tenuisculptus, Ceraurinella typa, Ceraurinella zhoui

Type specimen: GSC 40399, a cephalon/head (cranidium)

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Canada (11: Northwest Territories collections)

• Whiterockian of Canada (1: Northwest Territories)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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