Elrathia Walcott 1924 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Aulacopleurida - Alokistocaridae

Parent taxon: Alokistocaridae according to D. E. G. Briggs et al. 2008

See also Caron and Jackson 2008 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Alokistocare, Alokistocarella, Altiocculus, Amecephalina, Amecephaloides, Amecephalus, Annamitia, Arellanella, Beldirella, Bythicheilus, Chancia, Chanciaopsis, Danzhaiaspis, Ehmania, Ehmaniella, Elrathiella, Ganovexopyge, Inglefieldia, Jenkinsonia, Kistocare, Lenacare, Parehmania, Proehmaniella, Proveedoria, Schopfaspis, Shabanovia, Trachycheilus, Tympanuella, Utaspis

Subtaxa: Elrathia idahoensis Elrathia kingi Elrathia longiceps Elrathia rara Elrathia sampsoni Elrathia spencei

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Ecology: fast-moving epifaunal detritivore

Distribution:

• Marjumian of Canada (2: Newfoundland collections), Greenland (5), United States (12: Georgia, Utah)

• Cambrian of Canada (15: British Columbia, Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador), Greenland (3), India (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (25: Alaska, Arizona, Georgia, Idaho, Idaho/ Utah, Pennsylvania, Utah, Vermont)

Total: 64 collections including 68 occurrences

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