Acernaspis Campbell 1967 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Phacopida - Phacopidae

Synonym: Murphycops Lespérance 1968

Parent taxon: Phacopidae according to P. A. Jell and J. M. Adrain 2002

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acuticryphops, Adastocephalum, Afrops, Altaesajania, Ananaspis, Babinops, Boeckops, Burtonops, Denckmannites, Dianops, Dienstina, Ductina, Echinophacopinae, Eldredgeops, Enigmapyge, Eophacops, Illaenula, Inexpectatops, Kainops, Liolophops, Lochkovella, Nephranomma, Nyterops, Paciphacops, Phacopidella, Phacopinae, Phacops, Plagiolaria, Pulvinocephalus, Rabienops, Rhinophacops, Rhinoreedops, Sambremeusaspis, Signatops, Teichertops, Trifoliops, Trimerocephalus, Zaplaops

Subtaxa: Acernaspis (Eskaspis) Acernaspis copperi Acernaspis elliptifrons Acernaspis khatangensis Acernaspis nanus Acernaspis orestes Acernaspis superciliexcelsis Acernaspis xynon

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Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore


• Silurian of Australia (1 collection), Canada (72: Quebec), the Czech Republic (1), Estonia (1), Greenland (2), Latvia (1), Norway (1), the Russian Federation (5), Ukraine (2), the United Kingdom (34), United States (1: Wisconsin)

• Ordovician to Silurian of Canada (5: Québec), the Russian Federation (1)

• Ordovician of Canada (1: Québec)

Total: 128 collections including 138 occurrences

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