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Millardicurus Adrain and Westrop 2006 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Proetida - Hystricuridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 179764

Full reference: J. M. Adrain and S. R. Westrop. 2006. New earliest Ordovician trilobite genus Millardicurus: the oldest known hystricurid. Journal of Paleontology 80(4):650-671

Parent taxon: Hystricuridae according to J. M. Adrain and S. R. Westrop 2006

Sister taxa: Amblycranium, Etheridgaspis, Glabretina, Guizhouhystricurus, Hillyardininae, Hintzecurinae, Holubaspis, Hystricurinae, Nyaya, Omuliovia, Paenebeltella, Parahystricurus, Paraplethopeltis, Psalikilopsis, Psalikilus, Rollia, Taoyuania, Tasmanaspis

Subtaxa: Millardicurus armatus, Millardicurus housensis, Millardicurus longicephalus, Millardicurus millardensis, Millardicurus nudus, Millardicurus paramillardensis, Millardicurus ravni

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Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder