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Cheiropyge Diener 1897 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Brachymetopidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 21117

Full reference: C. Diener. 1897. The Permocarboniferous fauna of Chitichun No. 1. Palaeontologia Indica, Series 15 1(3):1-105

Parent taxon: Brachymetopidae according to R. M. Owens 2003

Sister taxa: Australosutura, Brachymetopinae, Cordania, Hahnus, Latecephalus, Mystrocephala, Narinia, Scharyiinae

Subtaxa: Cheiropyge (Suturikephalion), Cheiropyge himalayensis, Cheiropyge koizumii

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Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder