Robergiella Whittington 1959 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Asaphida - Remopleurididae

Full reference: H. B. Whittington. 1959. Silicified Middle Ordovician trilobites: Remopleuridae, Trinucleidae, Raphiophoridae, Endymioniidae. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 121(8):371-496

Parent taxon: Remopleurididae according to O. A. Hoel 1999

See also Jell and Adrain 2002, Nikolaisen 1983 and 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, Menoparia, Naustia, Oculeus, Praepatokephalus, Pseudokainella, Pugilator, Remopleuridiella, Remopleuridinae, Richardsonella, Richardsonellidae, Scinocephalus, Sigmakainella, Sunocavia, Taishania, Yosimuraspis

Subtaxa: Robergiella brevilingua Robergiella lundehukensis Robergiella sagittalis Robergiella tjernviki

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Type: Robergiella sagittalis

Ecology: nektobenthic deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Canada (3: Northwest Territories, Northwest Territories collections), Norway (6), the Russian Federation (1), the United Kingdom (3), United States (4: Nevada, Virginia)

• Llandeilo of Canada (1: Yukon)

• Whiterockian of Norway (2)

• Arenig of United States (1: New York)

Total: 21 collections including 22 occurrences

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