Synonyms: Benthamaspis hintzei Boyce 1989, Benthamaspis obrepta Lochman 1966, Oculomagnus obreptus Lochman 1966
Full reference: R. A. Fortey. 1979. Early Ordovician trilobites from the Catoche Formation (St. George Group), western Newfoundland. Geological Survey of Canada Bulletin 321:61-114
Sister taxa: Benthamaspis canadensis, Benthamaspis diminutiva, Benthamaspis gibberula, Benthamaspis mediacrista, Benthamaspis onomeris, Benthamaspis problematica, Benthamaspis rhochmotis, Benthamaspis sera, Benthamaspis striata
- Benthamaspis conica: GSC 56873, a cephalon/head (cranidium). Its type locality is Catoche Formation type section, which is in a Cassinian open shallow subtidal limestone/dolomite in the Catoche Formation of Canada.
- Benthamaspis hintzei: NFM F-175, a pygidium. Its type locality is BH-95A-114, which is in a Cassinian peritidal lime mudstone/wackestone in the Catoche Formation of Canada.
- Oculomagnus obreptus: YPM 18201, a cephalon/head (cranidium).
Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder
• Jeffersonian of Canada (1: Newfoundland)
Total: 16 collections including 19 occurrences
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