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Temporal range: Late Cambrian - Middle Devonian
Trilobite Ordovicien 8127.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Trilobita
Order: Phacopida
Family: Cheiruridae
Genus: Cheirurus

Cheirurus is a genus of trilobite that lived from the Late Cambrian to the Middle Devonian. Its remains have been found in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, and North America.


  • Trilobite: Eyewitness to Evolution by Richard Fortey

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