Bolbocephalus ellesmerensis Adrain and Westrop 2005 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Proetida - Bathyuridae

Full reference: J. M. Adrain and S. R. Westrop. 2005. Lower Ordovician trilobites from the Baumann Fiord Formation, Ellesmere Island, Arctic Canada. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 42(9):1523-1546

Belongs to Bolbocephalus according to J. M. Adrain and S. R. Westrop 2005

Sister taxa: Bolbocephalus (Hadrohybus), Bolbocephalus convexus, Bolbocephalus glaber, Bolbocephalus gunnari, Bolbocephalus jeffersonensis, Bolbocephalus kindlei, Bolbocephalus myktos, Bolbocephalus seelyi, Bolbocephalus stclairi, Bolbocephalus stitti

Type specimen: ROM 56858, a pygidium

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder

Distribution: found only at SCr-U (Bolbocephalus association) (Ordovician of Nunavut)

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