Mallagnostus Howell 1935 (artiopod)

Artiopoda - Agnostida - Weymouthiidae

Synonyms: Jinghediscus Xiang and Zhang 1985, Ladadiscus Pokrovskaya 1959

Parent taxon: Weymouthiidae according to H. B. Whittington et al. 1997

See also Jell and Adrain 2002, Osadchaya et al. 1979 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Jinghediscus nummularius Mallagnostus desideratus Mallagnostus llarenai

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Type: Agnostus desideratus

Ecology: slow-moving epifaunal detritivore


• Cambrian of China (1 collection), the Russian Federation (1), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (1: New York)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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