Mexicella Lochman 1948 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Ptychopariida

Full reference: C. Lochman. 1948. New Cambrian Trilobite Genera from Northwest Sonora, Mexico. Journal of Paleontology 22(4):451-464

Parent taxon: Ptychopariacea according to F. A. Sundberg and L. B. McCollum 2000

See also Eddy and McCollum 1998, Jell and Adrain 2002, Palmer and Halley 1979 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Eokochaspis, Hadrocephalites, Kochina

Subtaxa: Mexicella antelopea Mexicella grandoculus Mexicella granulata Mexicella mexicana Mexicella obscurus Mexicella robusta Mexicella stator

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Type: Mexicella mexicana

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder


• Solvan of United States (55: Nevada collections)

• Delamaran of Canada (2: Alberta), Mexico (1), United States (17: California, Nevada, Nevada and California)

• Cambrian of Argentina (1), Canada (1: British Columbia), United States (8: Nevada, Vermont)

Total: 85 collections including 93 occurrences

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