†subfamily Tropidocoryphinae Pribyl 1946 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Proetida - Proetidae

Parent taxon: Proetidae according to A. W. Owen and D. A. T. Harper 1982

See also Owen 1981 and Owens 1973

Sister taxa: Aayemenaytcheia, Ameropiltonia, Analocaspis, Archegonus, Australokaskia, Basidechenella, Belgibole, Benesovella, Bohemiproetus, Bollandia, Breviphillipsia, Carbonocoryphe, Carbonoproetus, Chaunoproetus, Chlupacula, Chuanqianoproetus, Comptonaspis, Conophillipsia, Cornuproetinae, Crassiproetus, Cyphinioides, Cyrtodechenella, Cyrtoproetus, Cyrtosymbolinae, Cystispina, Dechenella, Deltadechenella, Diacoryphe, Drevermannia, Drevermanniinae, Elimaproetus, Elliptophillipsia, Engelomorrisia, Eocyphinium, Erbenaspis, Erbenites, Eremiproetinae, Exochops, Falcatoproetus, Fuscinipyge, Georhithronella, Gerastos, Globusia, Griffithidella, Hamiroproetus, Hassiabole, Hedstroemia, Helioproetus, Helokybe, Hesslerides, Hunanoproetus, Kaskia, Keidelia, Kollarcephalus, Lacunoporaspis, Latiglobusia, Latiproetus, Linguaphillipsia, Liobole, Liobolina, Longiproetus, Lugalella, Luojiashania, Mannopyge, Menorcaspis, Microspatulina, Mirabole, Monodechenella, Moschoglossis, Myoproetus, Nitidocare, Nunnaspis, Orbitoproetus, Ormistoniella, Osmolskia, Paladin, Palpebralina, Panibole, Paraglobusia, Parvidumus, Pedinocoryphe, Pedinodechenella, Perexigupyge, Phaseolops, Phillibole, Phillibolina, Philliboloides, Phillipsia, Piltonia, Plesiowensus, Podoliproetus, Praedechenella, Pragoproetus, Prantlia, Proetidellinae, Proetinae, Proetus, Pseudodechenella, Pseudodudu, Pseudoproetus, Pseudospatulina, Pseudowaribole, Pudoproetus, Reediella, Rhenocynproetus, Rhenogriffides, Richterella, Ryckholtia, Schaderthalaspis, Schizoproetina, Schizoproetoides, Schizoproetus, Semiproetus, Sevillia, Silesiops, Simaproetus, Skemmatopyge, Spatulata, Spinibole, Spinibolops, Tawstockia, Tetinia, Thebanaspis, Thigriffides, Triproetus, Tropidocare, Typhloproetus, Unguliproetus, Warburgellinae, Waribole, Weberides, Weyeraspis, Winiskia, Winterbergia, Witryides, Xenadoche, Xenocybe, Yuanjia

Subtaxa: Astroproetus Decoroproetus

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Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Devonian of Australia (1 collection), the Czech Republic (3), Morocco (1)

• Silurian of Algeria (1), Australia (3), Canada (16: Quebec), the Czech Republic (20), Japan (1), Morocco (1), Sweden (1), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (11), United States (6: Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Oklahoma, Wisconsin)

• Ordovician of Canada (3: British Columbia, Quebec), China (1), the Czech Republic (2), France (1), Ireland (2), Norway (26), the Russian Federation (1), Sweden (17), the United Kingdom (10), United States (25: Kentucky, Nevada, Virginia)

• Llandeilo of the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 156 collections including 171 occurrences

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