Isotelus violaensis Amati 2014 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Asaphida - Asaphidae

Full reference: L. Amati. 2014. Isoteline trilobites of the Viola Group (Ordovician: Oklahoma): systematics and stratigraphic occurrence. Oklahoma Geological Survey Bulletin 151:1-125

Belongs to Isotelus according to L. Amati 2014

Sister taxa: Isotelus aktchokensis, Isotelus bradleyi, Isotelus copenhagenensis, Isotelus frognoensis, Isotelus giganteus, Isotelus gigas, Isotelus harrisi, Isotelus iowensis, Isotelus kimmswickensis, Isotelus maximus, Isotelus megistos, Isotelus parvirugosus, Isotelus platyrhachis, Isotelus skapaneidos, Isotelus spurius, Isotelus susae, Isotelus walcotti

Type specimen: OU 11782, a cephalon/head (exfoliated cranidium). Its type locality is 99-48. U.S. Highway 99 Section, which is in a Turinian carbonate limestone in the Bromide Formation of Oklahoma.

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of United States (2: Iowa/Wisconsin, Oklahoma collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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