Dicanthopyge Palmer 1965 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Olenida - Aphelaspidae

Full reference: A. R. Palmer. 1965. Trilobites of the Late Cambrian Pterocephaliid Biomere in the Great Basin, United States. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 493:1-105

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Amorphella, Aphelaspis, Apheloides, Erixanium, Eugonocare, Kazakhius, Kobayashella, Listroa, Litocephalus, Maduiya, Nganasanella, Notoaphelaspis, Olenaspella, Olentella, Pseudeugonocare, Taenicephalites, Taenora, Tamaranella

Subtaxa: Dicanthopyge convergens Dicanthopyge quadrata Dicanthopyge reductus

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Type: Dicanthopyge quadrata

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore


• Cambrian of United States (17: Nevada, Utah collections)

Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence

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