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Erratencrinurus trippi Edgecombe et al. 1999 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Phacopida - Encrinuridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 273610

Full reference: G. D. Edgecombe, M. R. Banks, and D. M. Banks. 1999. Upper Ordovician Phacopida (Trilobita) from Tasmania. Alcheringa 23(4):235-257

Belongs to Erratencrinurus according to G. D. Edgecombe et al. 1999

Sister taxa: Erratencrinurus (Celtencrinurus), Erratencrinurus (Erratencrinurus), Erratencrinurus capricornu, Erratencrinurus lapworthi, Erratencrinurus neuter, Erratencrinurus spicatus, Erratencrinurus uncatus, Erratencrinurus vigilans

Type specimen: UTGD 81443, an exoskeleton (Holotype external mould of outstretched exoskeleton). Its type locality is Ida Bay, which is in an Eastonian carbonate limestone in the Ida Bay Formation of Australia.

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore