Hystricurus crassilimbatus Poulsen 1937 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Aulacopleurida - Hystricuridae

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

Belongs to Hystricurus according to Poulsen 1937

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Locality 6, Andrée Land, which is in an Arenig carbonate limestone in the Cape Weber Formation of Greenland

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore


• Ordovician of Canada (1: Newfoundland collection), United States (1: North Dakota)

• Arenig of Greenland (3)

• Jeffersonian of Canada (1: Newfoundland and Labrador)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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