Benthamaspis striata Whitfield 1897 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Proetida - Bathyuridae

Alternative combination: Nileus striatus

Belongs to Benthamaspis according to K. D. Brett and S. R. Westrop 1996

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

Type specimen: AMNH 35823, a cephalon/head (cranidium)

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder

Distribution: found only at Beekmantown Gr., Locality 22 ( of New York)

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