Robustum nodum Stinchcomb and Darrough 1995 (chiton)

Polyplacophora - Paleoloricata - Mattheviidae

Full reference: B.L. Stinchcomb and G. Darrough. 1995. Some molluscan problematica from the Upper Cambrian - Lower Ordovician of the Ozark uplift. Journal of Paleontology 69(1):52-65

Belongs to Robustum according to M. J. Vendrasco and B. Runnegar 2004

See also Stinchcomb and Darrough 1995

Sister taxon: Robustum phallerium

Type specimen: Its type locality is Locality M-1, Gasconade Formation, Franklin County, Missouri - Stinchcomb 1986, which is in a Tremadoc reef, buildup or bioherm horizon in the Gasconade Formation of Missouri

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal grazer


• Ordovician of United States (3: Missouri collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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