Kosovopeltis Snajdr 1958 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Corynexochida - Styginidae

Synonym: Heptabronteus Webby 1974

Parent taxon: Styginidae according to P. A. Jell and J. M. Adrain 2003

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Alceste, Ancyropyge, Arctipeltis, Australoscutellum, Bojoscutellum, Breviscutellum, Bumastinae, Cekovia, Cornuscutellum, Cybantyx, Decoroscutellum, Delgadoa, Dentaloscutellum, Dulanaspis, Ekwanoscutellum, Failleana, Goldillaenoides, Goldillaenus, Illaenoides, Kolihapeltis, Lamproscutellum, Ligiscus, Liolalax, Meitanillaenus, Metascutellum, Microscutellum, Paracybantyx, Paralejurus, Paraphillipsinella, Perischoclonus, Phillipsinella, Planiscutellum, Platyscutellum, Poroscutellum, Promago, Protostygina, Pseudostygina, Radioscutellum, Raymondaspis, Rhaxeros, Scabriscutellum, Scutelluinae, Scutellum, Spiniscutellum, Stygininae, Tenuipeltis, Theamataspis, Thomastus, Thysanopeltella, Thysanopeltis, Waisfeldaspis, Weberopeltis

Subtaxa: Kosovopeltis allaarti Kosovopeltis andersoni Kosovopeltis angusticostata Kosovopeltis cunctata Kosovopeltis insularis

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Devonian of the Czech Republic (5 collections)

• Silurian of Algeria (1), Australia (3), Canada (6: Quebec, Yukon Territory), China (4), the Czech Republic (9), Greenland (2), Japan (1), Morocco (3), the United Kingdom (7), United States (11: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Oklahoma, Wisconsin)

• Ordovician of China (2)

Total: 54 collections including 57 occurrences

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