Scutellum Pusch 1833 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Corynexochida - Styginidae

Synonyms: Brontes Goldfuss 1839, Bronteus Goldfuss 1843, Goldfussia Bronn 1848 [objective synonym], Goldfussius Barrande 1852 [objective synonym]

Parent taxon: Styginidae according to P. A. Jell and J. M. Adrain 2002

See also Harrington et al. 1959, Sepkoski 2002, Tchudinova et al. 1974 and Warburg 1925

Sister taxa: Alceste, Altaepeltis, Ancyropyge, Arctipeltis, Australoscutellum, Avascutellum, Bojoscutellum, Boreoscutellum, Breviscutellum, Bubupeltina, Bumastinae, Cekovia, Ciliscutellum, Cornuscutellum, Craigheadia, Cybantyx, Decoroscutellum, Delgadoa, Dentaloscutellum, Dulanaspis, Ekwanoscutellum, Eoscutellum, Exastipyx, Failleana, Goldillaenoides, Goldillaenus, Hidascutellum, Illaenoides, Kirkdomina, Kobayashipeltis, Kolihapeltis, Kosovopeltis, Kotysopeltis, Lamproscutellum, Leioscutellum, Ligiscus, Liolalax, Meitanillaenus, Metascutellum, Microscutellum, Mulciberaspis, Octobronteus, Paracybantyx, Paralejurus, Paraphillipsinella, Perischoclonus, Phillipsinella, Planiscutellum, Platyscutellum, Poroscutellum, Promago, Protostygina, Pseudostygina, Quyuania, Radioscutellum, Raymondaspis, Rhaxeros, Sangzhiscutellum, Scabriscutellum, Scutelluidae, Scutelluinae, Spiniscutellum, Stygininae, Tenuipeltis, Theamataspis, Thomastus, Thysanopeltella, Unicapeltis, Uraloscutellum, Waisfeldaspis, Weberopeltis, Xyoeax

Subtaxa: Bronteus (Dicranactis) Scutellum (Scutellum) Scutellum barrandii Scutellum calvum Scutellum decipulum Scutellum droseron Scutellum protrusifrons

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Givetian of Germany (1 collection)

• Devonian of Australia (6), Belgium (10), Canada (5: New Brunswick, Nunavut, Quebec), the Czech Republic (7), France (5), Germany (15), Italy (4), Kazakhstan (1), Morocco (3), Poland (4), the Russian Federation (6), Spain (8), United States (7: Alaska, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan), Uzbekistan (5)

• Silurian of Austria (1), Canada (3: Northwest Territories, Quebec), China (5), the Czech Republic (1), Sweden (1), Ukraine (1), United States (4: California, Michigan, Wisconsin)

• Ordovician of Canada (1: Manitoba), China (4), Sweden (1)

Total: 109 collections including 113 occurrences

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