Benthamaspis onomeris Loch 2007 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Proetida - Bathyuridae

Full reference: J. D. Loch. 2007. Trilobite biostratigraphy and correlation of the Kindblade Formation (Lower Ordovician) of Carter and Kiowa Counties, Oklahoma. Oklahoma Geological Survey Bulletin 149:1-154

Belongs to Benthamaspis according to J. D. Loch 2007

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

Type specimen: UMC 16822, a cephalon/head (cranidium)

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of United States (9: Oklahoma collections)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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