Plaesiacomia vacuvertis Thomas 1977 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Phacopida - Homalonotidae

Full reference: A. T. Thomas. 1977. Classification and phylogeny of homalonotid trilobites. Palaeontology 20(1):159-178

Belongs to Plaesiacomia according to A. T. Thomas 1977

Sister taxa: Plaesiacomia hesselinki, Plaesiacomia hughesi, Plaesiacomia oehlerti, Plaesiacomia rara

Type specimen: SM A87322, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Hanadir Shale Member type locality, which is in a Llanvirn marine horizon in the Tabuk Formation of Saudi Arabia.

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at Hanadir Shale Member type locality

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