Machairagnostus Harrington and Leanza 1957 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Agnostida - Diplagnostidae

Synonym: Tarayagnostus Suarez Soruco 1975

Parent taxon: Diplagnostidae according to P. A. Jell and J. M. Adrain 2002

See also Harrington and Leanza 1957 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acadagnostus, Agnostotes, Baltagnostus, Denagnostus, Diplagnostinae, Diplagnostus, Iniospheniscus, Linguagnostus, Litagnostus, Nahannagnostus, Oedorhachis, Oidalagnostus, Pseudagnostus, Xestagnostus

Subtaxa: Machairagnostus corrugatus Machairagnostus tmetus

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Ecology: slow-moving epifaunal detritivore

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Argentina (9 collections), Bolivia (1)

• Cambrian of Argentina (1)

Total: 11 collections including 13 occurrences

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