Flexicalymene shirleyi Tripp 1954 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Phacopida - Calymenidae

Full reference: R. P. Tripp. 1954. Caradocian trilobites from the mudstones at Craighead Quarry, near Girvan, Ayrshire. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 62(3):655-693

Belongs to Flexicalymene according to R. P. Tripp 1954

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 planimarginata, Flexicalymene praelongicephala, Flexicalymene quadricapita, Flexicalymene retrorsa, Flexicalymene scabustula, Flexicalymene scotica, Flexicalymene senaria, Flexicalymene trinucleina, Flexicalymene vaccarii, Flexicalymene verecunda

Type specimen: A.3910, a cephalon/head (cranidium). Its type locality is Craighead Quarry, which is in a Caradoc marine mudstone in the Craighead Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Craighead Quarry

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