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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Trilobita
Order: Asaphida
Superfamily: Dikelocephaloidea
Family: Dikelocephalidae
Miller, 1889

Dikelocephalidae is a family of trilobites, that lived during the Upper Cambrian. Relatively large eyes close to the glabella, is a shared characteristic.[1] The following genera have been assigned to this family:[2]


  1. ^ Hughes, Nigel C. (1994). "Ontogeny, Intraspecific Variation, and Systematics of the Late Cambrian Trilobite Dikelocephalus". Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology. 79. 
  2. ^ S. M. Gon III. "Order Asaphida". Retrieved November 14, 2010. 
  3. ^ Seung-Bae Lee & Duck K. Choi (2011). "Dikelocephalid trilobites from the Eosaukia fauna (Upper Furongian) of the Taebaek Group, Korea". Journal of Paleontology. 85 (2): 279–297. doi:10.1666/10-034.1.