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Psalikilopsis Ross, Jr. 1953 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Proetida - Hystricuridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 21330

Full reference: R. J. Ross, Jr. 1953. Additional Garden City (Early Ordovician) trilobites. Journal of Paleontology 27(5):633-646

Parent taxon: Hystricuridae according to J. M. Adrain et al. 2003

Sister taxa: Amblycranium, Etheridgaspis, Glabretina, Guizhouhystricurus, Hillyardininae, Hintzecurinae, Holubaspis, Hystricurinae, Millardicurus, Nyaya, Omuliovia, Paenebeltella, Parahystricurus, Paraplethopeltis, Psalikilus, Rollia, Taoyuania, Tasmanaspis

Subtaxa: Psalikilopsis cuspidicauda

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Type: Psalikilopsis cuspidicauda

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder