Megalaspides Brögger 1886 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Asaphida - Asaphidae

Synonym: Lannacus Tjernvik 1956

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

See also Fortey 1975, Jell and Adrain 2002 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Fitzroyaspis, Golasaphus, Hoekaspis, Isoteloides, Isotelus, Megistaspis, Notopeltis

Subtaxa: Megalaspides dalecarlicus Megalaspides nericiensis Megalaspides striatellus

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Type: Megalaspis dalecarlicus

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of China (2 collections), Estonia (2), Iran (2), Norway (25), the Russian Federation (6), Sweden (12), United States (1: Nevada)

• Arenig of China (43), Sweden (4)

• Dawan of China (2)

• Arenigian of China (5)

Total: 104 collections including 114 occurrences

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