Sphaerocoryphe robusta Walcott 1875 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Phacopida - Cheiruridae

Alternative combination: Sphaerocoryphe robustus

Belongs to Sphaerocoryphe according to C. E. Brett et al. 1999

See also Lespérance and Desbiens 1995 and Ludvigsen 1979

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

Type specimen: MCZ 7567, an exoskeleton

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore


• Ordovician of Canada (4: Northwest Territories, Quebec collections), United States (1: New York)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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