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Meniscocoryphe Ludvigsen et al. 1989 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Plethopeltidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 124154

Full reference: R. Ludvigsen, S. R. Westrop, and C. H. Kindle. 1989. Sunwaptan (Upper Cambrian) trilobites of the Cow Head Group, western Newfoundland, Canada. Palaeontographica Canadiana 6:1-175

Parent taxon: Plethopeltidae according to P. A. Jell and J. M. Adrain 2003

Sister taxa: Arapahoia, Exigua, Koldinia, Koldiniella, Kuljumbina, Kulyumbopeltis, Leiocoryphe, Notaiella, Plethopeltides, Plethopeltis, Plethopeltoides, Poriplethopeltis, Pseudokoldinella, Samgonus, Stenopilus, Tolstotchichaspis

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore