Leptoplastides salteri Callaway 1877 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Olenida - Olenidae

Alternative combinations: Leptoplastoides salteri, Leptoplastus salteri, Olenus salteri

Synonyms: Beltella spinifera Lake 1932, Leptoplastides spinifera Lake 1932

Full reference: C. Callaway. 1877. On a new area of Upper Cambrian rocks in south Shropshire, with a description of a new fauna. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society 33(1-4):652-672

Belongs to Leptoplastides according to P. A. Jell and J. M. Adrain 2002

See also Callaway 1877, Fortey and Owens 1991, Henningsmoen 1957 and Stubblefield and Bulman 1927

Sister taxa: Leptoplastides argentinensis, Leptoplastides coniunctus, Leptoplastides depressus, Leptoplastides granulosus, Leptoplastides irae, Leptoplastides latus, Leptoplastides marianus, Leptoplastides nodifer, Leptoplastides ulrichi, Beltella versimilis

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore


• Ordovician of Morocco (1 collection), the United Kingdom (3)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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