Nipponaspis miosilus Chamberlain 1977 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Proetida - Phillipsiidae

Full reference: C. K. Chamberlain. 1977. Carboniferous and Permian trilobites from Ellesmere Island and Alaska. Journal of Paleontology 51:758-771

Belongs to Nipponaspis according to C. K. Chamberlain 1977

Sister taxon: Nipponaspis takaizumii

Type specimen: GSC 44781, a cephalon/head (Cranidium). Its type locality is GSC 56430, Stepanow Creek, Hare Fiord, Ellesmere Island, which is in a Moscovian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in the Hare Fiord Formation of Canada.

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder

Distribution: found only at GSC 56430, Stepanow Creek, Hare Fiord, Ellesmere Island

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