Acropyge Qian 1977 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Proetida - Phillipsiidae

Full reference: Y. Y. Qian. 1977. Upper Permian trilobites from Qinglong and Anshun of Guizhou. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 16:279-286

Parent taxon: Ditomopyginae according to R. M. Owens 2003

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acanthophillipsia, Ameura, Ampulliglabella, Anisopyge, Delaria, Ditomopyge, Hentigia, Iranaspidion, Jimbokranion, Microphillipsia, Novoameura, Permoproetus, Pseudophillipsia, Simulopaladin, Timoraspis, Vidria

Subtaxa: Acropyge brevica Acropyge encrinuroides Acropyge multisegmenta Acropyge weggeni

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Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of Armenia (1 collection), China (2), Iran (2)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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