Taxon profile


Ellipsocephalus Zenker, 1833

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Trilobita - trilobites »  order Ptychopariida »  family Ellipsocephalidae

Type taxon:Trilobites hoffi Schlotheim, 1823

Included taxa

Number of records: 3

species Ellipsocephalus hoffi (Schlotheim, 1823)
Cambrian: Drumian

Ellipsocephalus hoffi

species Ellipsocephalus polytomus Linnarsson, 1877
Cambrian: Wuliuan – Ordovician: Tremadocian
species Ellipsocephalus vetustus (Pompeckj, 1895) inq.
Cambrian: Drumian

Links and literature

EN Fossilworks - Paleobiology Database [20479]

Fossilworks - Paleobiology Database [] [as Ellipsocephalus Zenker, 1833]
Data retrieved on: 13 December 2015
EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1013004]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Ellipsocephalus Agassiz, 1843]
Data retrieved on: 23 January 2020
EN Fatka O., Mergl M., Šarič R., Kordule V. (1992): Early Middle Cambrian fauna in Central Bohemia, Bulletin of Geosciences 67(2) [as Ellipsocephalus Zenker, 1833]
EN Jell P. A., Adrain J. M. (2002): Available generic names for trilobites, Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 48(2): 331-553. Brisbane. ISSN0079-8835. [as Ellipsocephalus ZENKER, 1833]
Data retrieved on: 11 October 2011
EN Laibl L., Fatka O., Budil P., Ahlberg P., Szabad M., Vokáč V., Kozák V. (2015): The ontogeny of Ellipsocephalus (Trilobita) and systematic position of Ellipsocephalidae, Alcheringa 39 [as Ellipsocephalus Zenker, 1833]
EN Vaněk J., Valíček J. (2001): New index of the genera, subgenera and species of Barrandian trilobites. Part A-B (Cambrian and Ordovician) ver. 2013/09, Paleontologia Bohemiae vol. VII, Praha [as Ellipsocephalus Zenker, 1833]
Data retrieved on: 24 September 2013

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extinct taxon

inq. nomen inquirendum - doubtful identity, needs further investigation