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Onchonotus globosus

Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Catillicephalidae

Menocephalus globosus was named by Billings (1860). Its type specimen is Nat. Mus. Canada 884g, a cephalon/head (cranidium), and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Onchonotus globosus by Raymond (1924).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1860Menocephalus globosus Billings
1924Onchonotus globosus Raymond

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EubilateriaAx 1987
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumArtiopoda(Hou and Bergstrom)
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderPtychopariidaSwinnerton 1915
familyCatillicephalidaeRaymond 1938
genusOnchonotusRaymond 1924
speciesglobosus(Billings 1860)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Onchonotus globosus Billings 1860
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No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: low Mg calcitec
Composition 2: chitinc
Ontogeny: molting, addition of partsc
Environment: marinec
Locomotion: fast-movingc
Life habit: low-level epifaunalc
Diet: carnivorec
Vision: well-developedf
Created: 2009-12-19 03:50:16
Modified: 2009-12-19 05:50:16
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Whittington et al. 1997, Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: Trempealeauan or 492.50000 to 485.40000 Ma

Collections (2 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Trempealeauan492.5 - 485.4Canada (Quebec) Onchonotus globosus (224140 224150)