Lonchodomas clavulus Whittington 1965 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Trinucleida - Raphiophoridae

Full reference: H. B. Whittington. 1965. Trilobites of the Ordovician Table Head Formation, western Newfoundland. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 132(4):275-441

Belongs to Lonchodomas according to H. B. Whittington 1965

Sister taxa: Lonchodomas (Foliopyge), Lonchodomas carinatus, Lonchodomas chaziensis, 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: GSC 18413, a cephalon/head (cranidium). Its type locality is Table Point, "Middle Table Head", 17 feet, which is in a Chazyan slope limestone in the Table Cove Formation of Canada.

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Whiterockian of Canada (1: Newfoundland and Labrador collection)

• Chazyan of Canada (3: Newfoundland and Labrador)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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