Mucronaspis mucronata Brongniart 1822 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Phacopida - Dalmanitidae

Alternative combinations: Dalmanites mucronatus, Dalmanitina (Mucronaspis) mucronata, Phacops mucronata

Synonyms: Dalmanitina malayensis Kobayashi and Hamada 1964, Mucronaspis malayensis Kobayashi and Hamada 1964

Belongs to Mucronaspis according to A. W. Owen 1981

See also Cocks et al. 2005 and Kobayashi et al. 1964

Sister taxon: Mucronaspis grandis

Type specimens:

  • Mucronaspis mucronata: PM 066296
  • Mucronaspis malayensis:

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Canada (3: Québec collections), China (2), the Czech Republic (3), Estonia (11), Latvia (21), New Zealand (1), Sweden (6), Thailand (1), Turkey (2), the United Kingdom (3)

Total: 53 collections each including a single occurrence

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