Petigurus groenlandicus Poulsen 1937 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Proetida - Bathyuridae

Full reference: C. Poulsen. 1937. On the Lower Ordovician faunas of East Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland 119(3):1-72

Belongs to Petigurus according to C. Poulsen 1937

Sister taxa: Petigurus cullisoni, Petigurus cybele, Petigurus ellipticus, Petigurus inexpectatus, Petigurus nero

Type specimen: Its type locality is Locality 6, Andrée Land, which is in an Arenig carbonate limestone in the Cape Weber Formation of Greenland

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder


• Ordovician of Canada (2: Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador collections), Norway (2)

• Arenig of Greenland (4)

• Cassinian of Greenland (1)

• Jeffersonian of Canada (3: Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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