Glossopleura Poulsen 1927 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Corynexochida - Dolichometopidae

Synonym: Sonoraspis Stoyanow 1952

Parent taxon: Dolichometopidae according to A. R. Palmer and R. B. Halley 1979

See also Foster 2022, Jell and Adrain 2002, Palmer 1954, Sepkoski 2002 and Stoyanow and Susuki 1955

Sister taxa: Amphoton, Anoria, Athabaskia, Athabaskiella, Basanellus, Bathyuriscidella, Bathyuriscus, Centonella, Chilometopus, Clavaspidella, Corynexochides, Deiradonyx, Dolichometopsis, Dolichometopus, Fuchouia, Hemirhodon, Hoffetella, Klotziella, Neopoliellina, Parapoliella, Poliella, Poliellaites, Poliellaspis, Poliellina, Polypleuraspis, Ptarmigania, Shanghaia, Wenkchemnia

Subtaxa: Glossopleura alabamensis Glossopleura baton Glossopleura bion Glossopleura boccar Glossopleura buttsi Glossopleura campbelli Glossopleura expansa Glossopleura gigantea Glossopleura intermedia Glossopleura leona Glossopleura lodensis Glossopleura mohavensis Glossopleura packi Glossopleura producta Glossopleura similaris Glossopleura sulcata Glossopleura tuta Glossopleura utahensis Glossopleura walcotti Glossopleura yatesi

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Delamaran of Mexico (1 collection), United States (25: California, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Utah)

• Cambrian of Canada (2: Brithish Columbia, Northwest Territories), Greenland (2), United States (9: Arizona, California, Idaho, Nevada, Utah)

Total: 39 collections including 46 occurrences

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