Blosyropsis Whittington 1965 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Asaphida - Remopleurididae

Full reference: H. B. Whittington. 1965. Trilobites of the Ordovician Table Head Formation, western Newfoundland. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 132(4):275-441

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, 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: Blosyropsis billingsi

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Type: Blosyropsis billingsi

Ecology: nektobenthic deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Canada (3: Newfoundland and Labrador, Yukon collections), United States (1: Nevada)

• Whiterockian of Canada (2: Newfoundland and Labrador)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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