Chelediscus Rushton 1966 (artiopod)

Artiopoda - Agnostida - Weymouthiidae

Full reference: A. W. A. Rushton. 1966. The Cambrian trilobites from the Purley Shales of Warwickshire. Palaeontographical Society Monographs 120:1-55

Parent taxon: Weymouthiidae according to O. R. Regalado Fernandez and F. Sour-Tovar 2022

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Abakolia, Acidiscus, Acimetopus, Analox, Bathydiscus, Bolboparia, Cobboldites, Leptochilodiscus, Litometopus, Mallagnostus, Meniscuchus, Morocconus, Ninadiscus, Oodiscus, Pseudocobboldia, Runcinodiscus, Semadiscus, Serrodiscus, Stigmadiscus, Tannudiscus, Weymouthia

Subtaxa: Chelediscus acifer Chelediscus chathamensis

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Ecology: slow-moving epifaunal detritivore


• Cambrian of the United Kingdom (1 collection), United States (1: New York)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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