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Peytoia nathorsti Walcott 1911 (arthropod)

Radiodonta - Anomalocarididae

PaleoDB taxon number: 169160

Synonym: Laggania cambria Walcott 1911 (taxon 169161)

Belongs to Peytoia according to S. Conway Morris 1978

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Peytoia nathorsti: USNM 57538
  • Laggania cambria: USNM 57555, an other (part and counterpart of a medusoid overlain on a sponge).

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore