Paraphillipsia aglypta Chamberlain 1977 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Proetida - Phillipsiidae

Full reference: C. K. Chamberlain. 1977. Carboniferous and Permian trilobites from Ellesmere Island and Alaska. Journal of Paleontology 51:758-771

Belongs to Paraphillipsia according to C. K. Chamberlain 1977

Sister taxa: Paraphillipsia inflata, Paraphillipsia karpinskyi, Paraphillipsia levigata, Paraphillipsia middlemissi, Paraphillipsia taurica, Paraphillipsia vnweberi

Type specimen: UA 2439, a pygidium. Its type locality is Rainbow Mountain D-5, Alaska Range, which is in a Sakmarian marine limestone/mudstone in the Phelan Creek Formation of Alaska.

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder

Distribution: found only at Rainbow Mountain D-5, Alaska Range

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