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Peraspis omega Fortey 1975 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Asaphida - Nileidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 177804

Full reference: R. A. Fortey. 1975. The Ordovician trilobites of Spitsbergen. II. Asaphidae, Nileidae, Raphiophoridae and Telephinidae of the Valhollfonna Formation. Norsk Polarinstitutt, Skrifter 162:1-125

Belongs to Peraspis according to R. A. Fortey 1975

Sister taxa: Peraspis erugata, Peraspis kolouros, Peraspis lineolata, Peraspis yukonensis

Type specimen: PMO NF 374, a cephalon/head (cranidium)

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore