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Bathyurus gibberulus

Bathyurus gibberulus was named by Billings (1865). Its type specimen is GSC 660, a pygidium, and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Dolichometopus gibberulus by Billings (1865); it was recombined as Benthamaspis gibberula by Fortey (1979) and Fortey and Bruton (2013).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

  • Benthamaspis distinctus was named by Young (1973) [Paratypes: BYU 2179-82.]. Its type specimen is BYU 2178, a cephalon/head (cranidium), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is H-20, which is in a Blackhillsian open shallow subtidal grainstone in the Fillmore Formation of Utah.

    It was synonymized subjectively with Benthamaspis gibberula by Fortey (1979).
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1865Dolichometopus gibberulus Billings p. 269 figs. fig. 254
1973Benthamaspis distinctus Young p. 98 figs. Pl. 1, figs. 9, 10, 14
1979Benthamaspis gibberula Fortey p. 102
2013Benthamaspis gibberula Fortey and Bruton

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