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Rossicurus Adrain et al. 2003 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Hystricuridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 179588

Full reference: J. M. Adrain, D.-C. Lee, S. R. Westrop, B. D. E. Chatterton, and E. Landing. 2003. Classification of the trilobite subfamilies Hystricurinae and Hintzecurinae subfam. nov. with new genera from the Lower Ordovician (Ibexian) of Idaho and Utah. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 48(2):553-586

Parent taxon: Hintzecurinae according to J. M. Adrain et al. 2003

Sister taxa: Genalaticurus, Hintzecurus, Ibexicurus, Politicurus

Subtaxa: Rossicurus lepidus

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Type: Hystricurus lepidus

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder