Jeffersonia timon Billings 1865 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Proetida - Bathyuridae

Alternative combinations: Bathyurina timon, Bathyurus timon

Belongs to Jeffersonia according to W. D. Boyce 1989

See also Fortey 1979

Sister taxa: Jeffersonia bridgei, Jeffersonia exterminata, Jeffersonia granosa, Jeffersonia jenni, Jeffersonia striagena, Jeffersonia ulrichi, Jeffersonia viator

Type specimen: GSC 636, a pygidium

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Canada (4: Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador collections), Norway (2)

• Cassinian of Canada (15: Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador, Quebec)

Total: 21 collections including 22 occurrences

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