Achatella (Achatella) consobrina Tripp 1954 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Phacopida - Pterygometopidae

Alternative combination: Achatella consobrina

Full reference: R. P. Tripp. 1954. Caradocian trilobites from the mudstones at Craighead Quarry, near Girvan, Ayrshire. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 62(3):655-693

Belongs to Achatella (Achatella) according to V. Jaanusson and L. Ramsk├Âld 1993

Sister taxa: Achatella (Achatella) bailyi, Achatella (Achatella) nieszkowskii

Type specimen: A.3946a, b. Its type locality is Craighead Quarry, which is in a Caradoc marine mudstone in the Craighead Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Ordovician of the United Kingdom (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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