Atopasaphus petasatus Shergold 1971 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Asaphida - Asaphidae

Full reference: J. H. Shergold. 1971. Late Upper Cambrian trilobites from the Gola Beds, western Queensland. Commonwealth of Australia, Department of National Development, Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology, and Geophysics Bullein 112:1-87

Belongs to Atopasaphus according to J. H. Shergold 1971

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: CPC 9714, a cephalon/head (cranidium). Its type locality is Gola Beds B750, which is in a Franconian/Trempealeauan marine lime mudstone in Australia.

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder

Distribution: found only at Gola Beds B750

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