Syspacephalus mccollumorum Sundberg 2018 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Ptychopariidae

Full reference: F. A. Sundberg. 2018. Trilobite biostratigraphy of the Cambrian 5 and Drumian stages, Series 3 (Laurentian Delamaran, Topazan, and Marjuman stages, Lincolnian Series) of the lower Emigrant Formation at Clayton Ridge, Esmeralda County, Nevada. Journal of Paleontology Memoir 92(S76):1-44

Belongs to Syspacephalus according to F. A. Sundberg 2018

Sister taxa: Ptychoparella lloydi, Ptychoparella mettae, Ptychoparella minuta, Ptychoparella usualis, Elrathina offula, Elrathina wheelera, Elrathina marginalis, Elrathina cordillerae, Elrathina antiqua, Syspacephalus gregarius, Syspacephalus variosus, Syspacephalus werneckensis, Syspacephalus vapidus, Syspacephalus charops, Syspacephalus laticeps, Syspacephalus crassus, Syspacephalus cadyi, Syspacephalus longus

Type specimen: USNM 643819

Ecology: fast-moving epifaunal detritivore

Distribution: found only at USNM 44121, Split Mountain East Section (Cambrian of Nevada)

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