Sphaerocoryphe ludvigseni Chatterton 1980 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Phacopida - Cheiruridae

Full reference: B. D. E. Chatterton. 1980. Ontogenetic studies of Middle Ordovician trilobites from the Esbataottine Formation, Mackenzie Mountains, Canada. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 171:1-74

Belongs to Sphaerocoryphe according to B. D. E. Chatterton 1980

Sister taxa: Sphaerocoryphe arachniformis, Sphaerocoryphe dentata, Sphaerocoryphe gemina, Sphaerocoryphe granulata, Sphaerocoryphe kingi, Sphaerocoryphe longispina, Sphaerocoryphe major, Sphaerocoryphe psiles, Sphaerocoryphe punctata, Sphaerocoryphe robusta

Type specimen: UA 2753, a cephalon/head. Its type locality is Sunblood Mountain Calyptaulax-Ceraurinella Biofacies (A-110), which is in a Chazyan deep subtidal limestone in the Esbataottine Formation of Canada.

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore


• Chazyan of Canada (2: Northwest Territories collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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