Flexicalymene planilabra Stumm and Kauffman 1958 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Phacopida - Calymenidae

Full reference: E.C. Stumm and E.G. Kauffman. 1958. Calymenid trilobites from the Ordovician rocks of Michigan. Journal of Paleontology 32(5):943-960

Belongs to Flexicalymene according to E.C. Stumm and E.G. Kauffman 1958

Sister taxa: Flexicalymene (Flexicalymene), Flexicalymene (Onnicalymene), Flexicalymene (Reacalymene), Flexicalymene cambrensis, Flexicalymene caractaci, Flexicalymene cavei, Flexicalymene croneisi, Flexicalymene forcipata, Flexicalymene granulosa, Flexicalymene griphus, Flexicalymene incerta, Flexicalymene magnipapilla, Flexicalymene meeki, Flexicalymene onniensis, Flexicalymene peregrina, Flexicalymene planimarginata, Flexicalymene praelongicephala, Flexicalymene quadricapita, Flexicalymene retrorsa, Flexicalymene scabustula, Flexicalymene scotica, Flexicalymene senaria, Flexicalymene shirleyi, Flexicalymene trinucleina, Flexicalymene vaccarii, Flexicalymene verecunda

Type specimen: UMMP 34244, a cephalon/head (cranidium with glabella, right cheek & preglabellar field). Its type locality is Sun Oil Company, Buss-Halb unit No. 1 well core, Freedom Township, which is in a Rocklandian/Shermanian carbonate limestone in the Trenton Formation of Michigan.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Sun Oil Company, Buss-Halb unit No. 1 well core, Freedom Township

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