Ditomopyge decurtata Gheyselinck 1937 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Proetida - Phillipsiidae

Alternative combination: Phillipsia decurtata

Belongs to Ditomopyge according to D. K. Brezinski 1992

Sister taxa: Ditomopyge amorni, Ditomopyge bjornensis, Ditomopyge dereimsi, Ditomopyge fatmii, Ditomopyge granulata, Ditomopyge kumpani, Ditomopyge meridionalis, Ditomopyge ovalis, Ditomopyge scitula, Ditomopyge scitulus, Ditomopyge whitei, Ditomopyge yampupatensis

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of United States (4: Kansas, Texas collections)

• Virgilian of United States (8: Ohio, West Virginia)

• Carboniferous of United States (2: New Mexico, Texas)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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