Achatella kuckersianus Schmidt 1881 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Phacopida - Pterygometopidae

Alternative combinations: Achatella (Vironiaspis) kuckersiana, Achatella (Vironiaspis) kuckersianus, Phacops (Pterygometopus) kuckersianus

Belongs to Achatella according to R. E. Swisher et al. 2016

See also Dolgov and Meidla 2011 and Jaanusson and Ramsk├Âld 1993

Sister taxa: Achatella (Achatella), Achatella achates, Achatella katharina, Achatella schmidti, Achatella truncatocaudata, Achatella (Vironiaspis) kegelensis

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Uhaku of the Russian Federation (1 collection)

• Ordovician of Estonia (2), the Russian Federation (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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