Acernaspis superciliexcelsis Howells 1982 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Phacopida - Phacopidae

Full reference: Y. Howells. 1982. Scottish Silurian trilobites. Monograph of the Palaeontographical Society 135(561):1-70

Belongs to Acernaspis according to Y. Howells 1982

Sister taxa: Acernaspis (Eskaspis), Acernaspis copperi, Acernaspis orestes, Acernaspis xynon

Type specimen: BM In23571, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Newlands, which is in an Aeronian marine siltstone/sandstone in the Newlands Farm Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Silurian of the United Kingdom (3 collections)

• Ordovician to Silurian of the Russian Federation (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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