Aphelaspis buttsi Kobayashi 1936 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Olenida - Aphelaspidae

Alternative combination: Proaulacopleura buttsi

Belongs to Aphelaspis according to S. Peng 1992

Sister taxa: Aphelaspis brachyphasis, Aphelaspis constricta, Aphelaspis granulata, Aphelaspis longifrons, Aphelaspis longispina, Aphelaspis spinosa, Aphelaspis subditus, Aphelaspis walcotti, Labiostria conveximarginata, Labiostria westropi, Labiostria sigmoidalis, Labiostria gibbae

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Cambrian of China (1 collection), United States (2: Alabama, Nevada)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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