Uromystrum affine Poulsen 1937 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Proetida - Bathyuridae

Questionably assigned to this genus

Alternative combination: Bathyurellus affine

Full reference: C. Poulsen. 1937. On the Lower Ordovician faunas of East Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland 119(3):1-72

Belongs to Uromystrum according to R. A. Fortey and D. L. Bruton 2013

Sister taxa: Uromystrum brevispinum, Uromystrum drepanon, Uromystrum minor, Uromystrum patulum, Uromystrum validus

Type specimen: MMH 3705, a pygidium

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder


• Ordovician of Canada (6: Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador collections), Norway (3)

• Cassinian of Canada (4: Newfoundland and Labrador)

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

Total: 16 collections including 18 occurrences

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