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Psalikilopsis Ross, Jr. 1953 (trilobite)

Trilobita - 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: Bathyurinae according to R. A. Fortey and D. L. Bruton 2013

Sister taxa: Bathyurine, Bolbocephalus, Catochia, Cullisonia, Gelasinocephalus, Jeffersonia, Peltabellia, Petigurus, Ranasasus, Speyeris

Subtaxa: Psalikilopsis cuspicaudata, Psalikilopsis cuspidicauda

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Type: Psalikilopsis cuspicaudata

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder