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Amechilus Ross, Jr. 1951 (trilobite)

Trilobita

PaleoDB taxon number: 21839

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: Trilobita according to J. J. Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Abakanopleura, Acantholenus, Acrohybus, Aglagalia, Agnostida, Agraulaeva, Aguaraya, Aidarella, Aldonaiidae, Alomataspis, Altajaharpes, Amgaspididae, Amginouyia, Ampellatocephalina, Anacopodia, Anomocarellidae, Antagmidae, Antagmopleura, Antatlaeva, Asaphida, Atopidae, Aulacopleurida, Auritamidae, Avalonia, Avascutellum, Avoninidae, Barklyella, Bathynotellus, Bathynotidae, Beikedamaspis, Bergerolimbus, Bicornipyge, Blayacina, Bondarevites, Brevitermierella, Bridgeia, Carmon, Catadoxides, Chakasskia, Changshaniidae, Chinensis, Chondroparia, Conoides, Cornovica, Corynexochida, Costonia, Crossoura, Curiaspis, Cuyanaspis, Cyclolenzellina, Dalmanites troosti, Deltacare, Dikelocephalidae, Edganocare, Ellipsocephaloididae, Ellipsuella, Ellsaspis, Entomostracites, Entsyna, Eodiscida, Eosaukia, Erbenochile, Esseigania, Eulomella, Eutrilobita, Fabulaspis, Folliceps, Fritzaspis, Galahetes, Gentilapsis, Gigmpeltis, Gigoutella, Giordanella, Goycoia, Hamashania, Harpetida, Harpida, Harpididae, Hercantyx, Hicksia, Holocephalinidae, Howelluella, Ignotogregatidae, Indigestus, Indiligens, Ishpella, Isocolidae, Issafenia, Issafeniella, Ityophoridae, Jamrogiidae, Jonotus, Jubileia, Judaiella, Juriietella, Kamlacus, Kanfuqingia, Kerbinella, Kinsabia, Knechtelia, Kolpura, Kujandina, Leptopilus, Levisia, Libristoma, Lichida, Liriamnica, Llanoaspididae, Lomsucaspis, Lotosoides, Loxonepea, Loxopeltis, Lusampa, Mannschreckia, Mapaniidae, Mataninella, Mecophrys, Megalaspidicus, Megalurites, Meisterella, Meneghinella, Metapopristis, Missisquoiidae, Monkaspididae, Moretarva, Namanoiidae, Naraoiida, Neomalungia, Nepeidae, Ninaspis, Norina, Odontopleurida, Ogygiocaridinae, Olenellida, Olenida, Onchonotopsidae, Opisthoparia, Ordosiidae, Orictocara, Orienturus, Otekmaspis, Otenaspella, Oxygonaspis, Paichiashania, Palaeolentus, Paleoaethia, Palmeraspis, Paraplagiura, Paraplesiograulos, Pararania, Peculicephalina, Perissopyge, Phacopida, Phylacteridae, Piliolites, Planolimbus, Pliomerellus, Poculicephalina, Polycyrtaspididae, Proetida, Proparia, Pseudoacicaudus, Pseudoclelandia, Pseudocrecephalaspina, Pseudoliostracina, Pseudosalteria, Pseudotermierella, Ptyttstrigis, Punctaspis, Redlichaspis, Redlichiida, Remopleuridacea, Repinaella, Resseria, Resseropsis, Rochaeva, Rowia, Sailycaspis, Sarkiidae, Scutelluidae, Sectigena, Selenocoryphe, Serksia, Serksioides, Sibiriopeltis, Smeathenia, Sphaerocare, Spizharaspis, Stittaspis, Sunaspididae, Tadakoustia, Taidonorus, Taplimella, Tazemmourtia, Thymurus, Tongxingaspis, Toxotis, Trapezocephalina, Trilobus, Trinia, Tuyunaspis, Ullaspis, Ulrickaspis, Utiidae, Validaspis, Volonellus, Westergardia, Whittardolithus, Winsteria, Wuaniidae, Zigzuella

Subtaxa: Amechilus palaora

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Type: Amechilus palaora

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore