†family Remopleuridae Hawle and Corda 1847 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Asaphida - Remopleuridae

Parent taxon: Asaphida according to W. Kiessling 2003

See also Phleger 1933

Sister taxa: Aethodionide, Ajacicrepida, Anomocaridae, Asaphina, Asaphoidea, Borogothus, Borthaspis, Boschchekulia, Brandysops, Bumastides, Callaspis, Caulaspis, Ceratolithus, Clavatellus, Cremastoglottos, Cyclopygoidea, Digrypos, Dikelocephalacea, Dikelocephalinidae, Dikelocephalopsis, Dipleuropyge, Doremataspis, Eirelithus, Elkia, Elongatanileus, Eoapatokephalus, Eoptychaspis, Eowuhuia, Erbenia, Eurekiidae, Flabellocephalus, Galerosaukia, Glyphopeltis, Gogiura, Homalopyge, Hukasawaia, Hungaiidae, Isyrakopeltis, Kaniniella, Kobayashella, Kogenium, Kokuria, Lakaspis, Liaoningella, Lichengia, Lingukainella, Lophoholcus, Lynaspis, Macropygella, Macrotoxus, Mansuyella, Mapanopsis, Meeria, Metayuepingia, Nadiyella, Nanlingia, Neopeltis, Nomadinis, Notoaphelaspis, Osceolia, Paivinia, Palella, Parabumasttides, Paratrinucleus, Pedinocephalina, Pedinocephalus, Plecteuloma, Plesiyuepingia, Portentosus, Psalaspis, Pseudocyclopyge, Pseudoptyocephalus, Ptychaspididae, Quitacetra, Quitalia, Rhyssometopidae, Rhyssometropus, Saimachia, Saukioides, Sinosaukia, Stenochilina, Stigmacephaloides, Tchukeraspis, Telaemarrolithus, Temnoura, Theodensia, Toernquistina, Tramoria, Trinucleoidea, Walcottaspis, Xenasaphus

Subtaxa: Atratebia Teratorhynchus

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Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of the United Kingdom (2 collections), United States (2: Virginia)

• Whiterockian of Norway (1)

• Cambrian of Australia (5)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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