Crepicephalus Owen 1852 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Crepicephalidae

Alternative spelling: Arionellus (Crepicephalus)

Parent taxon: Crepicephalidae according to S. R. Westrop 1992

See also Jell and Adrain 2002, Resser 1935 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Bagongshania, Coosia, Coosina, Coosinoides, Crepicephalina, Hsuchuangia, Idioura, Kasatchaspis, Sinocoosella, Sinocrepicephalus, Temnoura, Uncaspis, Zaozhuangaspis

Subtaxa: Crepicephalus australis Crepicephalus ceratopygoides Crepicephalus comus Crepicephalus iowensis Crepicephalus thoosa

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Type: Dikelocephalus iowensis

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Cambrian of Australia (1 collection), Canada (20: Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Yukon), China (1), Greenland (4), United States (52: Nevada, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming)

Total: 78 collections including 98 occurrences

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