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Tulepyge Adrain and Westrop 2006 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Proetida - Dimeropygidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 179777

Full reference: J. M. Adrain and S. R. Westrop. 2006. New genus of dimeropygid trilobites from the earliest Ordovician of Laurentia. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 51(3):541-550

Parent taxon: Dimeropygidae according to J. M. Adrain and S. R. Westrop 2006

Sister taxa: Bearriverops, Chomatopyge, Dimeropyge, Dimeropygiella, Heckethornia, Ischyrophyma, Ischyrotoma, Mesotaphraspidinae, Mesotaphraspis, Pseudohystricurus, Toernquistia

Subtaxa: Tulepyge paucituberculata, Tulepyge tulensis

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Type: Tulepyge tulensis

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder