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Isotelus copenhagenensis Ross, Jr. and Shaw 1972 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Asaphida - Asaphidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 178174

Full reference: R. J. Ross, Jr. and F. C. Shaw. 1972. Distribution of the Middle Ordovician Copenhagen Formation and its trilobites in Nevada. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 749:1-33

Belongs to Isotelus according to R. J. Ross and F. C. Shaw 1972

Sister taxa: Isotelus aktchokensis, Isotelus bradleyi, Isotelus frognoensis, Isotelus giganteus, Isotelus gigas, Isotelus harrisi, Isotelus iowensis, Isotelus kimmswickensis, Isotelus maximus, Isotelus megistos, Isotelus parvirugosus, Isotelus platyrhachis, Isotelus skapaneidos, Isotelus spurius, Isotelus susae, Isotelus violaensis, Isotelus walcotti

Type specimen: USNM 169614, a cephalon/head (cranidium)

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore-detritivore