†family Solenopleuridae Angelin 1854 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Solenopleuridae

Parent taxon: Ptychopariida according to J. C. Lamsdell and P. A. Selden 2015

See also Adrain 2011, Ahlberg 1980, Bruton and Harper 2000, Hollingsworth 2005, Jell and Adrain 2002, Landing et al. 2008, Pour and Popov 2009 and Whittington et al. 1997

Sister taxa: Acrocephalitidae, Alokistocaridae, Amphorella, Atratebiinae, Bifodina, Bolaspididae, Bulnibarbi, Bvalbardites, Catillicephalidae, Chondrastaulina, Chuangiformis, Cliffiidae, Conococheaquea, Conocoryphidae, Conokephalinidae, Crepicephalidae, Diceratocephalidae, Elviniidae, Harpina, Indiligens, Kazelina, Kingstoniidae, Kirengelia, Lisaniidae, Lonchocephalidae, Lorenzellidae, Marjumiidae, Meniscocorphye, Meniscocoryphe, Menomoniidae, Neoanomocerella, Norwoodiidae, Olenina, Papyriaspididae, Phylacteridae, Plethopeltidae, Proasaphiscidae, Propeltura, Ptychopariidae, Ptychopariina, Ptychoparoides, Raymondinidae, Shumardiidae, Solenopleuracea, Tricrepicephalidae, Xianquianaspis, Yuehsieszella

Subtaxa: Abakanopleura Acanthometopus Acrocephalaspis Acrocephalina Agraulinae Aiaiaspis Aidarella Albansia Aldanaspis Badulesia Bigranulella Catasolenopleura Changqingia Conicephalus Crusoia Denaspis Eilura Ejinaspis Herse Huzhuia Hyperoparia Inouyella Kabuqiia Karagandoides Keeleaspis Lashushania Levisia Lianglangshania Liosolenopleura Lophodesella Maiaspis Manublesia Mataninella Menocephalites Minupeltis Munija Munijia Neoacrocephalites Neosolenopleurella Nilegna Ninaspis Oreisator Paracrocephalites Parasolenopleura Pardailhania Perneraspis Pingluia Proavus Pseudosolenoparia Rimouskia Rina Sao Shanghaiaspis Solenoparia Solenoparops Solenopleurella Solenopleurinae Solenopleuropsis Squarrosoella Trachoparia Usumunaspis Wafangdiania Yabeia

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Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Silurian of Canada (1: Northwest Territories collection)

• Taoyuanian of China (1)

• Amgan of the Czech Republic (2), Kazakhstan (2)

• Solvan of the Czech Republic (3), Spain (1), United States (5: Pennsylvania)

• Delamaran of Canada (1: New Brunswick), Morocco (1), United States (1: Montana)

• Cambrian of Antarctica (4), Canada (13: Alberta-British Columbia, British Columbia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Northwest Territories), China (66), the Czech Republic (5), France (2), Germany (22), Greenland (5), India (4), Italy (1), Kazakhstan (3), Kyrgyzstan (1), Morocco (1), Norway (4), Poland (2), the Russian Federation (18), South Korea (1), Spain (15), Turkey (7), the United Kingdom (5), United States (15: Alaska, Arizona, California, Nevada, New York, Vermont)

• Caerfai of United States (1: New York)

Total: 213 collections including 304 occurrences

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