Achatella truncatocaudata Portlock 1843 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Phacopida - Pterygometopidae

Alternative combinations: Phacops truncatocaudatus, Truncatometopus truncatocaudatus

Belongs to Achatella according to M. Romano and A. W. Owen 1993

See also Jell and Adrain 2002 and Portlock 1843

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

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Ireland (2 collections), the United Kingdom (3)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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