Montezumaspis parallela Fritz 1995 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Redlichiida - Holmiidae

Full reference: W. H. Fritz. 1995. Esmeraldina rowei and associated Lower Cambrian trilobites (1f fauna) at the base of Walcott's Waucoban Series, southern Great Basin, U.S.A. Journal of Paleontology 69(4):708-723

Belongs to Montezumaspis according to J. S. Hollingsworth 2006

Sister taxon: Montezumaspis cometes

Type specimen: USNM 476027, a cephalon/head. Its type locality is UNSM "Green" Locality 1f, which is in a Montezuman marine siltstone in the Campito Formation of Nevada.

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder


• Cambrian of United States (20: Nevada collections)

Total: 20 collections each including a single occurrence

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