Isotelus spurius Phleger, Jr. 1933 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Asaphida - Asaphidae

Full reference: F. B. Phleger, Jr. 1933. Notes on certain Ordovician faunas of the Inyo Mountains, California. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 32(1):1-21

Belongs to Isotelus according to F. B. Phleger 1933

Sister taxa: Isotelus aktchokensis, Isotelus bradleyi, Isotelus copenhagenensis, Isotelus frognoensis, Isotelus giganteus, Isotelus gigas, Isotelus harrisi, Isotelus iowensis, Isotelus kimmswickensis, Isotelus maximus, Isotelus megistos, Isotelus parvirugosus, Isotelus platyrhachis, Isotelus skapaneidos, Isotelus susae, Isotelus violaensis, Isotelus walcotti

Type specimen: Its type locality is Barrel Spring Canyon, which is in a Caradoc shallow subtidal shale in the Barrel Spring Formation of California

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of United States (6: California, Nevada collections)

• Whiterockian of United States (2: Nevada)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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