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Psalikilus Ross, Jr. 1951 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Proetida - Hystricuridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 21331

Full reference: R. J. Ross, Jr. 1951. Stratigraphy of the Garden City Formation in northeastern Utah, and its trilobite faunas. Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History Bulletin 6:1-161

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, Psalikilopsis, Rollia, Taoyuania, Tasmanaspis

Subtaxa: Psalikilus paraspinosum, Psalikilus pikum, Psalikilus spinosum, Psalikilus typicum

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Type: Psalikilus typicum

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder