Hystricurus conicus Billings 1859 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Aulacopleurida - Hystricuridae

Alternative combination: Bathyurus conicus

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

See also Adrain et al. 2003

Sister taxa: Hystricurus contractus, Hystricurus crassilimbatus, Hystricurus deflectus, Hystricurus elevatus, Hystricurus oculilunatus, Hystricurus penchiensis, Hystricurus robustus, Hystricurus sulcatus

Type specimen: GSC 516

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore


• Ordovician of United States (2: New York, Vermont collections)

• Cassinian of Canada (1: Quebec)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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