Remopleurides Portlock 1843 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Asaphida - Remopleurididae

Parent taxon: Remopleuridinae according to F. Nikolaisen 1983

See also Jell and Adrain 2002, Owen 1981, Owen and Harper 1982, Owens and Fortey 2009, Phleger 1933, Sepkoski 2002 and Warburg 1925

Sister taxa: Amphitryon, Remopleurella, Robergia, Sculptaspis, Sculptella

Subtaxa: Remopleurides (Hastiremopleurides) Remopleurides affluens Remopleurides angularis Remopleurides asperulus Remopleurides biaculeatus Remopleurides broeggeri Remopleurides caelatus Remopleurides canadensis Remopleurides caphyroides Remopleurides colbii Remopleurides darlecarlicus Remopleurides deani Remopleurides emarginatus Remopleurides eximius Remopleurides granensis Remopleurides inusitatus Remopleurides kullsbergensis Remopleurides laevigatus Remopleurides latifrons Remopleurides latus Remopleurides ligulus Remopleurides lunnerensis Remopleurides minimus Remopleurides missouriensis Remopleurides nikolaiseni Remopleurides occidens Remopleurides pattersoni Remopleurides paucus Remopleurides perspicax Remopleurides pilulus Remopleurides plaesiourus Remopleurides simulus Remopleurides variolaris Remopleurides xiazhenensis

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Type: Remopleurides colbii

Ecology: nektobenthic deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Australia (11 collections), Canada (29: Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Quebec), China (43), Estonia (1), Ireland (8), Kazakhstan (2), Norway (100), the Russian Federation (21), Sweden (52), the United Kingdom (20), United States (34: California, Illinois, Missouri, Nevada, Oklahoma, Virginia)

• Llandeilo of China (4), Sweden (1), the United Kingdom (3)

• Chazy of United States (3: New York)

• Whiterockian of Canada (6: Newfoundland and Labrador, Quebec), Norway (1), United States (24: Nevada, New York, Oklahoma, Vermont)

• Arenig of Canada (1: Newfoundland and Labrador), China (5)

Total: 369 collections including 399 occurrences

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