Sphaerocoryphe psiles Tripp 1954 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Phacopida - Cheiruridae

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 Sphaerocoryphe according to R. P. Tripp 1954

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

Type specimen: A.3918a-c, a cephalon/head (cranidium)

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at Craighead Quarry (Ordovician of the United Kingdom)

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