Australaglaspis

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Australaglaspis
Temporal range: Late Cambrian
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Stem group: Chelicerata
Order: Aglaspidida
Family: Aglaspididae
Genus: Australaglaspis
Ortega-Hernández, 2010

Australaglaspis stoneyensis is an aglaspid that superficially resembles a horseshoe crab, or trilobite. It is known from Idamean-aged strata (Late Cambrian) at Stoney Point in north-west Tasmania.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ortega-Hernández, J.; Braddy, S. J.; Jago, J. B.; Baillie, P. W. (2010). "A new aglaspidid arthropod from the Upper Cambrian of Tasmania". Palaeontology. 53 (5): 1065–1076. doi:10.1111/j.1475-4983.2010.00974.x.