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Pterocephalia elongata Palmer 1960 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Pterocephaliidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 235604

Full reference: A. R. Palmer. 1960. Trilobites of the Upper Cambrian Dunderberg Shale, Eureka District, Nevada. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 334-C:53-107

Belongs to Pterocephalia according to A. R. Palmer 1960

Sister taxa: Pterocephalia concava, Pterocephalia punctata, Pterocephalia tenura

Type specimen: USNM 136891, a cephalon/head (cranidium)

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore