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Bythicheilus Resser 1939 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Alokistocaridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 20383

Full reference: C. E. Resser. 1939. The Spence Shale and its fauna. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 97(12):1-29

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

Sister taxa: Altiocculus, Amecephalina, Amecephaloides, Annamitia, Arellanella, Beldirella, Chancia, Chanciaopsis, Danzhaiaspis, Ehmania, Ehmaniella, Elrathia, Elrathiella, Ganovexopyge, Inglefieldia, Jenkinsonia, Kistocare, Lenacare, Parehmania, Proehmaniella, Proveedoria, Schopfaspis, Shabanovia, Trachycheilus, Tympanuella, Utaspis

Subtaxa: Bythicheilus alveatum, Bythicheilus typicum

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Type: Bythicheilus typicum

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder