Mallagnostus desideratus Walcott 1890 (artiopod)

Artiopoda - Agnostida - Weymouthiidae

Alternative combination: Agnostus desideratus

Full reference: C. D. Walcott. 1890. Descriptive notes of new genera and species from the Lower Cambrian or Olenellus zone of North America. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 12:33-46

Belongs to Mallagnostus according to P. A. Jell and J. M. Adrain 2002

See also Walcott 1890

Sister taxa: Mallagnostus llarenai, Jinghediscus nummularius

Type specimen: USNM 18327

Ecology: slow-moving epifaunal detritivore

Distribution: found only at 43a. Limestone 1 mile east-northeast of Salem, Cambridge quadrangle (Cambrian of New York)

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