Acidiscus birdi Rasetti 1966 (artiopod)

Artiopoda - Agnostida - Weymouthiidae

Full reference: F. Rasetti. 1966. New Lower Cambrian trilobite faunule from the Taconic sequence of New York. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 148:1-52

Belongs to Acidiscus according to F. Rasetti 1966

Sister taxon: Acidiscus theristes

Type specimen: U.S.N.M. 145987. Its type locality is cs-4,North Chatham, which is in a Lenian offshore shelf limestone/shale in the Stissing Formation of New York.

Ecology: slow-moving epifaunal detritivore


• Cambrian of United States (2: New York collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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