Aphelaspis longifrons Palmer 1954 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Olenida - Aphelaspidae

Full reference: A. R. Palmer. 1954. The Faunas of the Riley Formation in Central Texas. Journal of Paleontology 28(6):709-786

Belongs to Aphelaspis according to A. R. Palmer 1954

Sister taxa: Aphelaspis brachyphasis, Aphelaspis buttsi, Aphelaspis constricta, Aphelaspis granulata, Aphelaspis longispina, Aphelaspis spinosa, Aphelaspis subditus, Aphelaspis walcotti, Labiostria sigmoidalis, Labiostria conveximarginata, Labiostria gibbae, Labiostria westropi

Type specimen: UT-32078, a cephalon/head (cranidium). Its type locality is TC-815, which is in a Paibian marine sandstone/limestone in the Riley Formation of Texas.

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Cambrian of United States (3: Texas collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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