Taxon profile


Ellipsocephalus hoffi (Schlotheim, 1823)

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

Scientific synonyms

Trilobites hoffi Schlotheim, 1823 o
Elleipsocephalus ambiguus Zenker, 1833

Type taxon of:Ellipsocephalus Zenker, 1833 (Trilobites hoffi Schlotheim, 1823)
Temporal range:Cambrian > Miaolingian > Drumian


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Links and literature

DE EN Lemke U. (2019): Catalogue of the available names and non available names of the species and subspecies for the class Trilobita [as Ellipsocephalus hoffi (Schlotheim 1823)]
Data retrieved on: 28 February 2020
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 hoffi (Schlotheim, 1823)]
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 hoffi (Schlotheim, 1823)]

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