Mucronaspis (Songxites) mucronatus Brongniart 1822 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Phacopida - Dalmanitidae

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

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

Belongs to Mucronaspis (Songxites) according to Zhou 2012

See also Cocks et al. 2005, Kobayashi et al. 1964, Lesperance 1974 and Owen 1981

Sister taxon: Mucronaspis (Songxites) wuningensis

Type specimens:

  • Mucronaspis (Songxites) mucronatus: PM 066296
  • Mucronaspis malayensis:

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Canada (5: Quebec, Québec collections), China (2), the Czech Republic (3), Estonia (11), Latvia (21), Malaysia (1), New Zealand (1), Sweden (6), Thailand (1), Turkey (2), the United Kingdom (3)

Total: 56 collections each including a single occurrence

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