Chancia Walcott 1924 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Alokistocaridae

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

See also Caron and Jackson 2008, Palmer and Halley 1979 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Alokistocare, Alokistocarella, Amecephalina, Amecephaloides, Amecephalus, Annamitia, Arellanella, Beldirella, Bythicheilus, Chanciaopsis, Danzhaiaspis, Ehmania, Ehmaniella, Elrathia, Erdoradites, Ganovexopyge, Inglefieldia, Jenkinsonia, Kistocare, Lenacare, Parapachyaspis, Parehmania, Pedinocephalina, Proveedoria, Schopfaspis, Shabanovia, Tympanuella, Utaspis, Ehmaniellinae, Altiocculinae

Subtaxa: Chancia angusta Chancia maladensis Chancia rasettii Chancia venusta

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Ecology: fast-moving epifaunal detritivore

Distribution:

• Solvan of Canada (10: Newfoundland and Labrador collections)

• Delamaran of Canada (2: British Columbia), United States (11: California-Nevada, Idaho, Nevada, Nevada and California, Utah)

• Cambrian of Canada (1: Alberta-British Columbia), United States (5: Idaho, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Utah, Vermont)

Total: 29 collections including 32 occurrences

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