Bathyurus Billings 1859 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Proetida - Bathyuridae

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acidiphorus, Bathyurellinae, Bathyurina, Bathyurinae, Eleutherocentrus, Ermanella, Madaraspis, Pseudoolenoides, Rananasus, Raymondites, Strigigenalis

Subtaxa: Bathyurus (Raymondites) Bathyurus acutus Bathyurus angustus Bathyurus esbataottinensis Bathyurus eskimoensis Bathyurus extans Bathyurus granulosus Bathyurus mackenziensis Bathyurus margareti Bathyurus nevadensis Bathyurus platyparius Bathyurus sunbloodensis Bathyurus superbus Bathyurus ulu

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Type: Asaphus extans

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Canada (34: Newfoundland, Northwest Territories, Ontario collections), China (1), United States (33: Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Iowa/Wisconsin, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Virginia)

• Chazy of Canada (7: Ontario, Quebec)

• Whiterockian of Canada (40: Northwest Territories, Quebec), United States (15: Nevada)

• Arenigian of Canada (2: Northwest Territories)

Total: 132 collections including 153 occurrences

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