Madygenia brachypyga Maar and Nicholson 1888 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Proetida - Rorringtoniidae

Alternative combinations: Cyphaspis brachypyga, Cyphaspis brachypygus, Otarion brachypygus, Proetus brachypygus

Belongs to Madygenia according to R. M. Owens 2004

Sister taxa: Pseudobirmanites leiboensis, Pseudobirmanites suavis, Madygenia communis

Type specimen: SM A40324, an exoskeleton (internal mould of articulated specimen)

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder


• Silurian of the United Kingdom (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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