Morocconus Özdikmen 2009 (artiopod)

Artiopoda - Agnostida - Weymouthiidae

Synonym: Cephalopyge Geyer 1988 [replaced name]

Full reference: H. Özdikmen. 2009. Nomenclatural changes for twenty trilobites genera. Munis Entomology & Zoology 4:155-171

Parent taxon: Weymouthiidae according to H. B. Whittington et al. 1997

See also Özdikmen 2009 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Abakolia, Acidiscus, Acimetopus, Analox, Bathydiscus, Bolboparia, Chelediscus, Cobboldites, Leptochilodiscus, Litometopus, Mallagnostus, Meniscuchus, Ninadiscus, Oodiscus, Pseudocobboldia, Runcinodiscus, Semadiscus, Serrodiscus, Stigmadiscus, Tannudiscus, Weymouthia

Subtaxa: Morocconus notabilis

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Type: Cephalopyge notabilis

Ecology: slow-moving epifaunal detritivore

Distribution:

• Delamaran of Morocco (1 collection)

• Cambrian of Morocco (2)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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