Cheilocephalus Berkey 1898 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Corynexochida - Cheilocephalidae

Synonym: Pseudolisania Kobayashi 1935

Parent taxon: Cheilocephalidae according to P. A. Jell and J. M. Adrain 2002

See also Palmer 1965 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Aksayaspis, Emsurella, Eotaitzuia, Lecanoaspis, Macelloura, Oligometopus, Parakoldinia, Pseudokingstonia, Pseudokoldinia

Subtaxa: Cheilocephalus brachyops Cheilocephalus brevilobus Cheilocephalus granulosus Cheilocephalus minutus Pseudolisania hisingeri

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cambrian of Canada (5: Alberta, Newfoundland, Yukon collections), United States (70: Alaska, Arkansas, California, Indiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, Nevada and Utah, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Wyoming)

Total: 75 collections each including a single occurrence

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