Pterocephalia concava Palmer 1960 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Olenida - Pterocephaliidae

Full reference: A. R. Palmer. 1960. Trilobites of the Upper Cambrian Dunderberg Shale, Eureka District, Nevada. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 334-C:53-107

Belongs to Pterocephalia according to A. R. Palmer 1960

Sister taxa: Pterocephalia elongata, Pterocephalia punctata, Pterocephalia sanctisabae, Pterocephalia tenura, Ptychoparia (Pterocephalus) laticeps, Ptychoparia (Pterocephalus) occidens

Type specimen: USNM 136887, a cephalon/head (cranidium)

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore


• Cambrian of United States (3: Nevada, Nevada and Utah collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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