Parahystricurus Ross, Jr. 1951 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Aulacopleurida - Hystricuridae

Full reference: R. J. Ross, Jr. 1951. Stratigraphy of the Garden City Formation in northeastern Utah, and its trilobite faunas. Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History Bulletin 6:1-161

Parent taxon: Hystricuridae according to J. M. Adrain et al. 2003

See also Jell and Adrain 2002 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Amblycranium, Etheridgaspis, Glabretina, Guizhouhystricurus, Hillyardininae, Hintzecurinae, Holubaspis, Hystricurinae, Hystricurus, Millardicurus, Nyaya, Omuliovia, Paenebeltella, Paraplethopeltis, Psalikilus, Rollia, Svalbardicurus, Taoyuania, Tasmanaspis

Subtaxa: Parahystricurus bispicatus Parahystricurus carinatus Parahystricurus fraudator Parahystricurus oculirotundus Parahystricurus pustulosus Parahystricurus smithiae

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Type: Parahystricurus fraudator

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore


• Ordovician of Australia (2 collections), Canada (21: Alberta, Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador), France (2), United States (15: Idaho, Nevada, Texas, Utah)

Total: 40 collections including 44 occurrences

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