Stelckaspis perplexa Billings 1866 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Odontopleurida - Odontopleuridae

Alternative combinations: Dionide perplexa, Proetus perplexus

Belongs to Stelckaspis according to B. D. E. Chatterton and R. Ludvigsen 2004

See also Twenhofel 1928

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: GSC 2559, a cephalon/head (cranidium). Its type locality is AN12, which is in a Telychian open shallow subtidal shale/limestone in the Jupiter Formation of Canada.

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Silurian of Canada (4: Quebec collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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