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Oligometopus Resser 1936 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Corynexochida - Cheilocephalidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 21975

Full reference: C. E. Resser. 1936. Second contribution to nomenclature of Cambrian trilobites. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 95(4):1-29

Parent taxon: Cheilocephalidae according to P. A. Jell and J. M. Adrain 2002

Sister taxa: Aksayaspis, Cheilocephalus, Eotaitzuia, Parakoldinia, Pseudokingstonia, Pseudokoldinia

Subtaxa: Oligometopus breviceps, Oligometopus contractus

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Type: Ptychoparia (Solenopleura) breviceps

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore