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Pterygometopus Schmidt 1881 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Phacopida - Pterygometopidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 21743

Alternative spelling: Dalmanites (Pterygometopus)

Parent taxon: Pterygometopinae according to V. Jaanusson and L. Ramsköld 1993

Sister taxa: Achatella, Estoniops, Ingriops, Isalaux, Keilapyge, Oelandiops, Upplandiops, Yanhaoia

Subtaxa: Pterygometopus bredensis, Pterygometopus recurvus, Pterygometopus schmidti, Pterygometopus sclerops

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Type: Calymene sclerops

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore