Acta Palaeontologica Polonica

A blind phacopid trilobite from the Famennian of the Holy Cross Mountains

Błażej Berkowski

Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 36 (3), 1991: 255-264

Trimerocephalus interruptus sp. n. from marly limestones of Famennian age in the Holy Cross Mountains is characterized by a cephalon typical for late species of Trimerocephalus and a pygidiurn typical for Dianops. The preservation of articulated trilobites in Salterian positions in slowly deposited mark of Kowala suggests their infaunal mode of life.

Key words: trilobites, Phacopida, Devonian, Poland, taphonomy.

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