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Ampyxoides Whittington 1965 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Asaphida - Raphiophoridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 19844

Full reference: H. B. Whittington. 1965. Trilobites of the Ordovician Table Head Formation, western Newfoundland. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 132(4):275-441

Parent taxon: Raphiophorinae according to R. A. Fortey 1975

Sister taxa: Ampyx, Ampyxella, Ampyxinella, Bulbaspis, Cnemidopyge, Edmundsonia, Globampyx, Mendolaspis, Miaopopsis, Raphiophorus

Subtaxa: Ampyxoides inermis, Ampyxoides occipitalis, Ampyxoides semicostatus

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Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal suspension feeder