Metacryphaeus Reed 1907 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Phacopida - Calmoniidae

Parent taxon: Calmoniidae according to P. A. Jell and J. M. Adrain 2003

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Anchiopella, Andinacaste, Australoacaste, Australops, Bainella, Bouleia, Calmonia, Chiarumanipyge, Clarkeaspis, Cryphaeoides, Deltacephalaspis, Eldredgeia, Jujuyops, Kozlowskiaspis, Malvinella, Malvinocooperella, Oosthuizenella, Palpebrops, Parabouleia, Paracalmonia, Pennaia, Phacopina, Plesioconvexa, Plesiomalvinella, Schizostylus, Tarijactinoides, Tibagya, Typhloniscus, Vogesina, Wolfartaspis

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Devonian of Bolivia (3 collections), Brazil (22), South Africa (11), Uruguay (1)

Total: 37 collections including 45 occurrences

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