Leptochilodiscus punctulatus Rasetti 1966 (artiopod)

Artiopoda - Agnostida - Weymouthiidae

Alternative combination: Leptochilodiscus punculatus

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 Leptochilodiscus according to O. R. Regalado Fernandez and F. Sour-Tovar 2022

See also Rasetti 1966

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: USNM 146009. 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

Distribution:

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

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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