Aphelaspis longispina Palmer 1965 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Olenida - Aphelaspidae

Full reference: A. R. Palmer. 1965. Trilobites of the Late Cambrian Pterocephaliid Biomere in the Great Basin, United States. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 493:1-105

Belongs to Aphelaspis according to A.R. Palmer 1962

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

Type specimen: USNM 141641, a pygidium

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Aphelaspis longispina in the database

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