Dicranogmus wilsoni Campbell and Chatterton 2006 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Lichida - Lichidae

Full reference: M. J. Campbell and B. D. E. Chatterton. 2006. Late Ordovician and Silurian lichid trilobites from northwestern Canada: eight new species from subfamilies Lichinae, Platylichinae, and Trochurinae. Journal of Paleontology 80(3):514-528

Belongs to Dicranogmus according to M. J. Campbell and B. D. E. Chatterton 2006

Sister taxa: Dicranogmus aequalis, Dicranogmus gregalis, Dicranogmus guizhouensis, Dicranogmus lepidus, Dicranogmus pustulatus, Dicranogmus scabrosus, Dicranogmus skinneri, Dicranogmus wynni

Type specimen: UA 10173, a cephalon/head (cranidium). Its type locality is Fauna j, Section AV4, Delorme Fm., Mackenzie Mts., which is in a Whitwellian slope limestone/shale in the Delorme Formation of Canada.

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Silurian of Canada (3: Northwest Territories collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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