Mucronaspis Destombes 1963 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Phacopida - Dalmanitidae

Alternative spelling: Dalmanitina (Mucronaspis)

Parent taxon: Dalmanitidae according to L. Hints et al. 2012

See also Jell and Adrain 2002, Owen 1981 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acastavinae, Acastinae, Anchiopsis, Andreaspis, Argentopyge, Bessazoon, Blanodalmanites, Chattiaspis, Coronura, Corycephalus, Crozonaspis, Dalmanites, Dalmanitina, Dalmanitininae, Dalmaniturus, Daytonia, Delops, Devonodontochile, Dreyfussina, Duftonia, Eodalmanitina, Francovichia, Gamonedaspis, Glyptambon, Huntoniatonia, Kazachstania, Lygdozoon, Morgatia, Neoprobolium, Odontocephalus, Odontochile, Ormathops, Preodontochile, Songxites, Struveria, Synphoria, Synphoroides, Toletanaspis, Zeliszkellinae

Subtaxa: Mucronaspis grandis Mucronaspis mucronata

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Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Argentina (1 collection), Canada (8: Québec), China (3), the Czech Republic (14), Estonia (12), France (1), Kazakhstan (2), Latvia (23), Malaysia (1), Morocco (7), New Zealand (1), Norway (5), South Africa (1), Sweden (7), Thailand (1), Turkey (2), the United Kingdom (8)

Total: 97 collections including 116 occurrences

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