Griffithides (Griffithides) megalopos Chamberlain 1977 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Proetida - Proetidae

Full reference: C. K. Chamberlain. 1977. Carboniferous and Permian trilobites from Ellesmere Island and Alaska. Journal of Paleontology 51:758-771

Belongs to Griffithides (Griffithides) according to C. K. Chamberlain 1977

Sister taxon: Griffithides (Griffithides) majus

Type specimen: UA 2447, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Tributary to Kelly River, De Long Mountains, Brooks Range, which is in a Meramecian marine shale in the Kogruk Formation of Alaska.

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder

Distribution: found only at Tributary to Kelly River, De Long Mountains, Brooks Range

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