Encrinurus longi Chatterton and Ludvigsen 2004 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Phacopida - Encrinuridae

Full reference: B. D. E. Chatterton and R. Ludvigsen. 2004. Early Silurian trilobites of Anticosti Island, Qu├ębec, Canada. Palaeontographica Canadiana 22

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

Sister taxa: Encrinurus borenorensis, Encrinurus confusevarus, Encrinurus deomenos, Encrinurus diabolus, Encrinurus expansus, Encrinurus fimbriatus, Encrinurus hagshawensis, Encrinurus hastula, Encrinurus ishii, Encrinurus jini, Encrinurus lamonti, Encrinurus laurentinus, Encrinurus mamelon, Encrinurus mullochensis, Encrinurus multisegmentatus, Encrinurus niquivilensis, Encrinurus nodai, Encrinurus octonarius, Encrinurus praecursor, Encrinurus punctatus, Encrinurus reflexus, Encrinurus rosensteinae, Encrinurus similis, Encrinurus spicatus, Encrinurus squarrosus, Encrinurus stateratus, Encrinurus stenorhachis, Encrinurus striatus, Encrinurus subtrigonalis, Encrinurus tosensis, Encrinurus trispinosus, Encrinurus yokokurensis

Type specimen: GSC 122572, a pygidium. Its type locality is AN36, 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 (3: Quebec collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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