Flexicalymene retrorsa Foerste 1910 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Phacopida - Calymenidae

Alternative combination: Calymene meeki retrorsa

Full reference: A. F. Foerste. 1910. Preliminary notes on Cincinnatian and Lexington fossils of Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, and Tennessee. Bulletin of the Scientific Laboratories of Denison University 16(1):17-100

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

See also Foerste 1910

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 scabustula, Flexicalymene scotica, Flexicalymene senaria, Flexicalymene shirleyi, Flexicalymene trinucleina, Flexicalymene vaccarii, Flexicalymene verecunda

Subtaxa: Flexicalymene retrorsa minuens

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Type specimen: Its type locality is Half a mile above the mouth of Silver creek, east of Dunlapsville, which is in a Richmondian offshore ramp packstone/mudstone in the Waynesville Formation of Indiana

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Canada (1: Québec collection), United States (10: Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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