Lonchodomas Angelin 1854 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Trinucleida - Raphiophoridae

Parent taxon: Raphiophoridae according to A. W. Owen and D. A. T. Harper 1982

See also Fortey 1975, Harrington and Leanza 1957, Jell and Adrain 2002, Owen 1981, Owen and Bruton 1980 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Ampyxina, Ellsaspis, Endymioniinae, Kanlingia, Malinaspis, Malongullia, Nambeetella, Nanshanaspis, Pseudampyxina, Raphioampyx, Raphiophorinae, Raymondella, Sinampyxina

Subtaxa: Lonchodomas (Foliopyge) Lonchodomas carinatus Lonchodomas chaziensis Lonchodomas clavulus Lonchodomas coagmentatum Lonchodomas depressus Lonchodomas halli Lonchodomas normalis Lonchodomas paenepennatus Lonchodomas pennatus Lonchodomas politus Lonchodomas portlocki Lonchodomas punctatus Lonchodomas retrolatus Lonchodomas rostratus Lonchodomas sublaevis Lonchodomas suriensis Lonchodomas tenuis Lonchodomas tumidus Lonchodomas volborthi Lonchodomas yohi

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Type: Ampyx rostratus

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

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

• Chazyan of Canada (9: Newfoundland and Labrador, Quebec), United States (12: New York, Tennessee)

• Whiterockian of Canada (10: Newfoundland and Labrador), United States (18: Nevada, New York, Oklahoma, Vermont)

• Volkhov of the Russian Federation (29), Sweden (3)

• Arenig of Argentina (1), Bolivia (2), China (3), Sweden (1)

• Ordovician to Silurian of Canada (1: Québec)

• Ordovician of Argentina (5), Canada (13: Northwest Territories, Northwest Terrorities, Quebec), China (32), the Czech Republic (3), Kazakhstan (1), Kyrgyzstan (2), the Netherlands (1), Norway (48), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (25), Sweden (34), the United Kingdom (41), United States (15: California, Maine, Nevada, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Virginia), Vietnam (1)

Total: 315 collections including 329 occurrences

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