Menoparia Ross, Jr. 1951 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Asaphida - Remopleurididae

Full reference: R. J. Ross, Jr. 1951. Stratigraphy of the Garden City Formation in northeastern Utah, and its trilobite faunas. Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History Bulletin 6:1-161

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Menoparia elegans Menoparia genalunata Menoparia lunalata

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Type: Menoparia genalunata

Ecology: nektobenthic deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Canada (3: Alberta collections), Sweden (2), United States (20: Idaho, Utah)

• Arenig of Sweden (1)

Total: 26 collections each including a single occurrence

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