Bolbocephalus kindlei Boyce 1989 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Proetida - Bathyuridae

Full reference: W. D. Boyce. 1989. Early Ordovician trilobite faunas of the Boat Harbour and Catoche Formations (St. George Group) in the Boat-Harbour-Cape Norman area, Great Northern Peninsula, western Newfoundland. Geological Survey Branch, Department of Mines and Energy, Newfoundland and Labrador, Report 89-2 1-168

Belongs to Bolbocephalus according to W. D. Boyce 1989

Sister taxa: Bolbocephalus (Hadrohybus), Bolbocephalus convexus, Bolbocephalus ellesmerensis, Bolbocephalus gunnari, Bolbocephalus jeffersonensis, Bolbocephalus myktos, Bolbocephalus seelyi, Bolbocephalus stclairi, Bolbocephalus stitti

Type specimen: NFM F-209, a pygidium. Its type locality is CN-1-16, which is in a Cassinian peritidal lime mudstone/wackestone in the Catoche Formation of Canada.

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Norway (1 collection)

• Cassinian of Canada (3: Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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