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Eccoptochile Hawle and Corda 1847 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Phacopida - Cheiruridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 21549

Alternative spelling: Cheirurus (Eccoptochile)

Synonym: Eccoptochiloides Prantle and Pribyl 1948 (taxon 21550)

Parent taxon: Eccoptochilinae according to Z. Zhou et al. 1998

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Eccoptochile (Eccoptochile), Eccoptochile (Eccoptochiloides), Eccoptochile almaldensis, Eccoptochile clavigera, Eccoptochile guillieri, Eccoptochile mariana, Eccoptochile perlata, Eccoptochile scuticauda

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Type: Eccoptochile claviger

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore