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Walencrinuroides Lespérance and Desbiens 1995 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Phacopida - Encrinuridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 21815

Full reference: P. J. Lespérance and D. Desbiens. 1995. Selected Ordovician trilobites from the Lake St. John District of Quebec and their bearing on systematics. Paleontological Society Memoir 42:1-19

Parent taxon: Encrinurinae according to D. K. Moss and S. R. Westrop 2014

Sister taxa: Billevittia, Brianurus, Encrinuroides, Encrinurus, Erratencrinurus, Frencrinuroides, Johntempleia, Physemataspis

Subtaxa: Walencrinuroides autochthon, Walencrinuroides polypleura, Walencrinuroides rarus, Walencrinuroides rolfi, Walencrinuroides tremblayi

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Type: Ceraurus rarus

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore