Flexicalymene griphus Ross 1967 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Phacopida - Calymenidae

Full reference: R. J., J.r. Ross. 1967. Calymenid and Other Ordovician Trilobites from Kentucky and Ohio. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 583(B):1-19

Belongs to Flexicalymene according to R. J., Jr. Ross 1967

Sister taxa: Flexicalymene (Flexicalymene), Flexicalymene (Onnicalymene), Flexicalymene (Reacalymene), Flexicalymene cambrensis, Flexicalymene caractaci, Flexicalymene cavei, Flexicalymene croneisi, Flexicalymene forcipata, Flexicalymene granulosa, 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 shirleyi, Flexicalymene trinucleina, Flexicalymene vaccarii, Flexicalymene verecunda

Type specimen: USNM 154411. Its type locality is D1627 CO. Valley View C, which is in an Edenian offshore ramp packstone/shale in the Clays Ferry Formation of Kentucky.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at D1627 CO. Valley View C

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