Blountia Walcott 1916 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Kingstoniidae

Synonyms: Homodictya Raymond 1937, Protillaenus Raymond 1937

Parent taxon: Kingstoniidae according to S.R. Westrop 1992

See also Jell and Adrain 2002, Palmer 1962 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Ankoura, Brachyaspidion, Bynumia, Bynumiella, Bynumina, Calvipelta, Clelandia, Ithycephalus, Kingstonia, Komaspidella, Larifugula, Maryvillia, Pugionicauda, Saonella, Wanwanaspis

Subtaxa: Blountia mimula Blountia terranovica Blountia virginica

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Type: Blountia mimula

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Marjumian of Canada (1: Newfoundland collection), Greenland (2), United States (4: Texas)

• Cambrian of Canada (12: Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador, Yukon), Greenland (1), United States (51: Alabama, Indiana, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Wyoming, Wyoming-Montana)

Total: 71 collections including 84 occurrences

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