Burmeisteria

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Burmeisteria
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Trilobita
Order: Phacopida
Family: Homalonotidae
Genus: Burmeisteria
Salter, 1865

Burmeisteria is a genus of trilobites in the order Phacopida (family Homalonotidae) that existed during the lower Devonian in what is now South Africa. It was described by Salter in 1865, and the type species is Burmeisteria herschelii, which was originally described under the genus Homalonotus by Murchison in 1839. It also contains the species B. accraensis, B. acuminata, and B. noticus.[1] The type locality was the Bokkeveld Group.[2]

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