Asaphiscus Meek 1873 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Asaphida - Asaphidae

Parent taxon: Ogygiocarinae according to C.D. Walcott 1916

See also Jell and Adrain 2002, Palmer 1954 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Maryvillia, Orria

Subtaxa: Asaphiscus (Blainia) Asaphiscus agatho Asaphiscus anaxis Asaphiscus calanus Asaphiscus duris Asaphiscus florus Asaphiscus glaber Asaphiscus iddingsi Asaphiscus laeviceps Asaphiscus minor Asaphiscus wheeleri

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Type: Asaphiscus wheeleri

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore


• Solvan of United States (6: Pennsylvania collections)

• Delamaran of United States (1: Utah)

• Ordian of Australia (1)

• Cambrian of Argentina (1), Canada (7: Newfoundland, Yukon), United States (16: Georgia, Idaho/ Utah, Utah, Virginia)

Total: 32 collections including 36 occurrences

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