Flexicalymene planimarginata Reed 1906 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Phacopida - Calymenidae

Alternative combination: Calymene planimarginata

Full reference: F. R. C. Reed. 1906. The Lower Palaeozoic trilobites of the Girvan district, Ayrshire. Part 3. Monographs of the Palaeontographical Society 97-186

Belongs to Flexicalymene according to B. R. Hunda and N. C. Hughes 2007

See also Dean 1963, Reed 1906, Shirley 1936 and Whittington 1965

Sister taxa: Flexicalymene (Flexicalymene), Flexicalymene (Onnicalymene), Flexicalymene (Reacalymene), Flexicalymene cambrensis, Flexicalymene caractaci, Flexicalymene cavei, Flexicalymene croneisi, Flexicalymene forcipata, Flexicalymene granulosa, Flexicalymene griphus, Flexicalymene incerta, Flexicalymene magnipapilla, Flexicalymene meeki, Flexicalymene onniensis, Flexicalymene peregrina, Flexicalymene planilabra, Flexicalymene praelongicephala, Flexicalymene quadricapita, Flexicalymene retrorsa, Flexicalymene scabustula, Flexicalymene scotica, Flexicalymene senaria, Flexicalymene shirleyi, Flexicalymene trinucleina, Flexicalymene vaccarii, Flexicalymene verecunda

Type specimen: GSM 19608, a cephalon/head (cranidium). Its type locality is Ynys Galed, which is in a Longvillian/Woolstonian marine mudstone in the Dwyfach Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Ireland (1 collection), the United Kingdom (9)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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