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Original Paper

Blaker, Nelson, Peel

Perissopyge, a new trilobite from the Lower Cambrian of Greenland and North America

Journal of the Czech Geological Society, volume 41 (1996), issue 3-4, 209 - 216


Perissopyge, a new Lower Cambrian trilobite genus of uncertain affinity, is described from the lower part of the Henson Gletscher Formation of central North Greenland and the basal beds of the Harkless Formation of western Nevada; it also is known to occur within the Sekwi Formation of the Mackenzie Mountains, north-west Canada. The type species is Perissopyge phenax sp. n. from North Greenland; P. triangulata sp. n. is described from Nevada

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