Sphaerocoryphe gemina Tripp et al. 1997 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Phacopida - Cheiruridae

Full reference: R. P. Tripp, D. M. Rudkin, and W. R. Evitt. 1997. Silicified trilobites of the genus Sphaerocoryphe from the Middle Ordovician of Virginia. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 34:770-788

Belongs to Sphaerocoryphe according to R. P. Tripp et al. 1997

Sister taxa: Sphaerocoryphe arachniformis, Sphaerocoryphe dentata, Sphaerocoryphe granulata, Sphaerocoryphe kingi, Sphaerocoryphe longispina, Sphaerocoryphe ludvigseni, Sphaerocoryphe major, Sphaerocoryphe psiles, Sphaerocoryphe punctata, Sphaerocoryphe robusta

Type specimen: ROM 50739, a pygidium. Its type locality is Loc. 3. south side of road, 0.2 mile east of Strasburg Junction, which is in a Turinian carbonate limestone in the Edinburg Formation of Virginia.

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore


• Ordovician of United States (5: Virginia collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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