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Morosa Palmer 1960 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Asaphida - Pterocephaliidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 20730

Full reference: A. R. Palmer. 1960. Trilobites of the Upper Cambrian Dunderberg Shale, Eureka District, Nevada. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 334-C:53-107

Parent taxon: Pterocephaliidae according to P. A. Jell and J. M. Adrain 2003

Sister taxa: Anechocephalus, Beigongia, Bromella, Cilia, Dikelocephalites, Housia, Labiostrella, Metachangshania, Parahousia, Paramaladioidella, Pauciella, Pedinocephalites, Pelicephalus, Plesiocilia, Prehousia, Proapatokephaloides, Prodikelocephalites, Protemnites, Pseudaphelaspis, Pterocephaliinae, Pulchricapitus, Sigmocheilus, Strigambitus, Tumicephalus, Uxunella, Yangweizhouia, Yingziaspis

Subtaxa: Morosa brevispina, Morosa extensa, Morosa longispina

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Type: Morosa longispina

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder