Meniscocoryphe Ludvigsen et al. 1989 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Ptychopariida

Alternative spelling: Meniscocorphye

Full reference: R. Ludvigsen, S. R. Westrop, and C. H. Kindle. 1989. Sunwaptan (Upper Cambrian) trilobites of the Cow Head Group, western Newfoundland, Canada. Palaeontographica Canadiana 6:1-175

Parent taxon: Ptychopariida according to R. Ludvigsen et al. 1989

See also Jell and Adrain 2002 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acrocephalitidae, Alokistocaridae, Amphorella, Atratebiinae, Bifodina, Bolaspididae, Bulnibarbi, Bvalbardites, Catillicephalidae, Chondrastaulina, Chuangiformis, Cliffiidae, Conococheaquea, Conocoryphidae, Conokephalinidae, Crepicephalidae, Diceratocephalidae, Elviniidae, Harpina, Indiligens, Kazelina, Kingstoniidae, Kirengelia, Lisaniidae, Lonchocephalidae, Lorenzellidae, Marjumiidae, Meniscocorphye, Menomoniidae, Neoanomocerella, Norwoodiidae, Olenina, Papyriaspididae, Phylacteridae, Plethopeltidae, Proasaphiscidae, Propeltura, Ptychopariidae, Ptychopariina, Ptychoparoides, Raymondinidae, Shumardiidae, Solenopleuracea, Solenopleuridae, Tricrepicephalidae, Xianquianaspis, Yuehsieszella

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Cambrian of Canada (3: Newfoundland and Labrador collections), United States (1: Wyoming)

Total: 4 collections including 6 occurrences

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