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Plethopeltis Raymond 1913 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Plethopeltidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 20851

Synonym: Plethometopus Ulrich 1931 (taxon 20849)

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

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

Subtaxa: Plethometopus dubius

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Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore