Anisopyge hyperbola Chamberlain 1972 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Proetida - Phillipsiidae

Full reference: C.K. Chamberlain. 1972. Evolution of the Permian trilobite Anisopyge. Journal of Paleontology 46(4):503-508

Belongs to Anisopyge according to C.K. Chamberlain 1972

Sister taxa: Anisopyge cooperi, Anisopyge inornata, Anisopyge perannulata

Type specimen: USNM 172971, a pygidium. Its type locality is USNM9258, Sierra Los Cuchumatanes (FS-67-G-7), which is in a Kungurian marine limestone in the Chochal Formation of Guatemala.

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder

Distribution: found only at USNM9258, Sierra Los Cuchumatanes (FS-67-G-7)

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