Acheilops Ulrich 1931 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Catillicephalidae

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Agelagma, Buttsia, Buttsina, Calculites, Catillicephala, Cryptoderaspis, Distazeris, Lajishanaspis, Madarocephalus, Matania, Onchonotellus, Onchonotopsis, Onchonotus, Pemphigaspis, Peracheilus, Seletella, Theodenisia, Triarthropsis, Tumidulaspis, Tuojiangella, Yukonaspis

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Cambrian of Canada (4: Alberta, Newfoundland and Labrador collections), United States (4: New York, Vermont, Wisconsin)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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