Komaspidella occidentalis Palmer 1962 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Kingstoniidae

Full reference: A.R. Palmer. 1962. Glyptagnostus and associated trilobites in the United States. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 374(F):F1-F49

Belongs to Komaspidella according to A.R. Palmer 1962

Sister taxa: Komaspidella laevis, Komaspidella lata, Komaspidella thea, Buttsina ignota

Type specimen: USNM 143195, a pygidium. Its type locality is Duck Creek [Raiff Limestone], which is in a Dresbachian marine limestone in the Raiff Limestone Formation of Nevada.

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at Duck Creek [Raiff Limestone]

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