Svalbardites

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Svalbardites
Temporal range: Arenig[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Trilobita
Order: Ptychopariida
Family: ?Olenidae
Subfamily: ?Pelturinae
Genus: Svalbardites
Fortey 1974 [2]

Svalbardites is an extinct genus of trilobites. It lived during the Arenig stage of the Ordovician Period,[1] approximately 478 to 471 million years ago.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Sepkoski, Jack (2002). "A compendium of fossil marine animal genera (Trilobita entry)". Bulletins of American Paleontology 364: p.560. Retrieved 2008-01-12. 
  2. ^ Fortey, R.A., "The Ordovician Trilobites of Spitsbergen" [1]