Bathyurus nevadensis Ross, Jr. and Barnes 1967 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Proetida - Bathyuridae

Full reference: R. J. Ross, Jr. and H. B. Barnes. 1967. Some Middle Ordovician Brachiopods and Trilobites from the Basin Ranges, Western United States. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 523-D:D1-D4

Belongs to Bathyurus according to Ross 1967

Sister taxa: Bathyurus (Raymondites), Bathyurus acutus, Bathyurus angustus, Bathyurus esbataottinensis, Bathyurus eskimoensis, Bathyurus extans, Bathyurus granulosus, Bathyurus mackenziensis, Bathyurus margareti, Bathyurus platyparius, Bathyurus sunbloodensis, Bathyurus superbus, Bathyurus ulu

Type specimen: USNM 145787, a cephalon/head (cranidium)

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Canada (1: Northwest Territories collection)

• Whiterockian of United States (2: Nevada)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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