†family Raphiophoridae Angelin 1854 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Trinucleida - Raphiophoridae

Parent taxon: Trinucleida according to A. Bignon et al. 2020

See also Adrain 2011, Fortey and Droser 1999, Harrington and Leanza 1957 and Whittington et al. 1997

Sister taxa: Alsataspididae, Dionididae, Liostracinidae, Trinucleidae

Subtaxa: Ampyxina Ellsaspis Endymioniinae Kanlingia Lonchodomas Malinaspis Malongullia Nambeetella Nanshanaspis Pseudampyxina Raphioampyx Raphiophorinae Raymondella Sinampyxina

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Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Silurian of Algeria (1 collection), Austria (1), the Czech Republic (5), Italy (2), Morocco (2), the United Kingdom (4), United States (1: Arkansas)

• Dobrotivian of the Czech Republic (1)

• Uhaku of the Russian Federation (1), Sweden (3)

• Whiterockian of Canada (16: Newfoundland and Labrador), Norway (3), United States (21: Nevada, New York, Oklahoma, Vermont)

• Chazyan of Canada (10: Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Quebec), United States (12: New York, Tennessee)

• Fennian of France (1)

• Volkhov of Latvia (1), the Russian Federation (29), Sweden (4)

• Valaste of Sweden (3)

• Langevoja of Sweden (7)

• Hunderum of Sweden (2)

• Arenigian of Argentina (1), Canada (1: Northwest Territories), China (9)

• Klabava of France (1)

• Arenig of Argentina (8), Australia (6), Bolivia (2), Canada (3: Newfoundland and Labrador), China (9), France (2), Morocco (1), Norway (4), Sweden (5), the United Kingdom (5), United States (3: Nevada)

• Ordovician to Silurian of Canada (1: Québec)

• Ordovician of Argentina (19), Australia (17), Canada (24: British Columbia, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Northwest Terrorities, Quebec, Yukon), China (104), the Czech Republic (4), Estonia (1), France (2), Iran (1), Ireland (18), Italy (1), Kazakhstan (2), Kyrgyzstan (2), Morocco (8), the Netherlands (1), Norway (55), Poland (2), the Russian Federation (29), Sweden (63), Turkey (1), the United Kingdom (64), United States (50: British Columbia, California, Idaho, Maine, Nevada, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Virginia), Vietnam (1)

• Tremadoc of Canada (1: Alberta), Colombia (1), Iran (3)

• Ibexian of Norway (1), United States (2: California)

Total: 668 collections including 896 occurrences

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