Alternative combinations: Bathyurus seelyi, Paraplethopeltis seelyi
Full reference: R. P. Whitfield. 1889. Observations on some imperfectly known fossils from the Calciferous sandrock of Lake Champlain, and descriptions of several new forms. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 2:41-63
See also Boyce 1989
Sister taxa: Bolbocephalus (Hadrohybus), Bolbocephalus convexus, Bolbocephalus ellesmerensis, Bolbocephalus gunnari, Bolbocephalus jeffersonensis, Bolbocephalus kindlei, Bolbocephalus myktos, Bolbocephalus stclairi, Bolbocephalus stitti
Type specimen: AMNH 35502 (lectotype), a cephalon/head (cranidium). Its type locality is Division B Beds, below the lower "Ophileta beds", Section northeast of Shoreham, which is in a Stairsian carbonate limestone/dolomite in the Fort Ann Formation of Vermont.
Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder
• Jeffersonian of Canada (1: Newfoundland)
Total: 7 collections including 8 occurrences
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