Leiocoryphe Clark 1924 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Plethopeltidae

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Arapahoia, Exigua, Koldinia, Koldiniella, Kuljumbina, Notaiella, Plethopeltides, Plethopeltis, Plethopeltoides, Poriplethopeltis, Pseudokoldinella, Samgonus, Semicyclocephalus, Stenopilus, Strotocephala, Tolstotchichaspis

Subtaxa: Leiocoryphe brevis Leiocoryphe gemma Leiocoryphe occipitalis

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Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Ordovician of United States (1: New York collection)

• Cambrian of Canada (16: Alberta, Newfoundland and Labrador, Quebec), United States (6: Nevada, Texas, Vermont)

Total: 23 collections including 24 occurrences

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