Litocephalus magnus 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 Litocephalus according to A. R. Palmer 1965

Sister taxa: Litocephalus granulomarginatus, Litocephalus verruculapeza

Type specimen: USNM 141658, a pygidium

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at Upper Tybo Shale, Stop 2.2, Tybo Canyon (Cambrian of Nevada)

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