Cheiropyge himalayensis Diener 1897 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Proetida - Brachymetopidae

Full reference: C. Diener. 1897. The Permocarboniferous fauna of Chitichun No. 1. Palaeontologia Indica, Series 15 1(3):1-105

Belongs to Cheiropyge according to C. K. Chamberlain 1977

See also Diener 1897

Sister taxa: Cheiropyge (Suturikephalion), Cheiropyge koizumii

Type specimen: Its type locality is Chitichun No1 Block, which is in a Wuchiapingian carbonate limestone in China.

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of China (1 collection), United States (1: Alaska)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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