Gog Fortey 1975 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Asaphida - Asaphidae

Full reference: R. A. Fortey. 1975. The Ordovician trilobites of Spitsbergen. II. Asaphidae, Nileidae, Raphiophoridae and Telephinidae of the Valhollfonna Formation. Norsk Polarinstitutt, Skrifter 162:1-125

Parent taxon: Niobinae according to O. A. Hoel 1999

See also Jell and Adrain 2002, Sepkoski 2002 and Zhou et al. 1998

Sister taxa: Lapidaria, Niobe

Subtaxa: Gog catillus Gog yangtzeensis

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Type: Gog catillus

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of China (2 collections), Iran (1), Norway (7), Sweden (1)

• Arenigian of China (3)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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