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A New Species of an Enigmatic Fossil Taxon: Ischadites n. sp., a Middle Ordovician Receptaculitid From the Great Basin, Western USA

  • Author(s): Henry, Sara Elizabeth
  • Advisor(s): Droser, Mary L
  • et al.
Abstract

A new species of Middle Ordovician receptaculitid is described from the Arrow Canyon Range in southeastern Nevada. Ischadites n. sp. exhibits a unique gross morphology, large body size, small, numerous outer plates, and an exceptionally large aperture to body size ratio.

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