Benthamaspis diminutiva Hintze 1953 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Proetida - Bathyuridae

Full reference: L. F. Hintze. 1953. Lower Ordovician trilobites from western Utah and eastern Nevadea. Utah Geological and Mineralogical Survey Bulletin 48:249 p.

Belongs to Benthamaspis according to L. F. Hintze 1953

Sister taxa: Benthamaspis canadensis, Benthamaspis conica, Benthamaspis gibberula, Benthamaspis mediacrista, Benthamaspis onomeris, Benthamaspis problematica, Benthamaspis rhochmotis, Benthamaspis sera, Benthamaspis striata

Type specimen: 26262 (AMNH), a cephalon/head (cranidium)

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Canada (1: Alberta collection), Ireland (1), United States (2: Utah)

• Tremadoc of Canada (1: Alberta)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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