Apatokephalus Brögger 1896 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Asaphida - Remopleurididae

Alternative spelling: Apatakephalus

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

See also Harrington and Leanza 1957, Sennikov et al. 2014 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Aktugaiella, Apatokephalina, Apatokephaloides, Apatokephalops, Artokephalus, Blosyropsis, Deanokephalus, Diplapatokephalus, Dislobosaspis, Elkanaspis, Eorobergia, Haniwa, Hastiremopleurides, Hexacopyge, Hypodicranotus, Ivshinaspis, Jiia, Kainella, Kainellidae, Lacorsalina, Lohanpopsis, Loshanella, Mendosina, Menoparia, Naustia, Oculeus, Praepatokephalus, Pseudokainella, Pugilator, Remopleuridiella, Remopleuridinae, Richardsonella, Richardsonellidae, Robergiella, Scinocephalus, Sigmakainella, Sunocavia, Taishania, Yosimuraspis

Subtaxa: Apatokephalus exiguus Apatokephalus longifrons Apatokephalus nyaicus Apatokephalus serratus

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Ecology: nektobenthic deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Argentina (27 collections), Australia (1), Bolivia (2), Canada (5: Alberta), China (4), the Czech Republic (2), France (3), Iran (1), Morocco (5), Norway (4), the Russian Federation (7), Sweden (4), the United Kingdom (3), United States (13: Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Texas)

• Arenig of Canada (1: Newfoundland and Labrador), China (1), Morocco (1), Spain (1), Sweden (3), United States (1: North Dakota)

• Cambrian of the Russian Federation (3), United States (1: Nevada)

Total: 93 collections each including a single occurrence

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