Decoroproetus Pribyl 1946 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Proetida - Proetidae

Synonyms: Proetidella Bancroft 1949, Warburgaspis Pribyl 1946

Parent taxon: Tropidocoryphinae according to A. W. Owen and D. A. T. Harper 1982

See also Jell and Adrain 2002, Owen 1981, Owen and Bruton 1980, Owens 1970, Owens 1973, Sepkoski 2002 and Whittington 1966

Sister taxon: Astroproetus

Subtaxa: Decoroproetus asellus Decoroproetus bodae Decoroproetus brevifrons Decoroproetus campanulatus Decoroproetus decorus Decoroproetus evexus Decoroproetus farragatus Decoroproetus furubergensis Decoroproetus granulatus Decoroproetus gyratus Decoroproetus papyraceus Decoroproetus solenotus

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Type: Proetus decorus

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Devonian of the Czech Republic (3 collections), Morocco (1)

• Silurian of Algeria (1), Australia (2), Canada (16: Quebec), the Czech Republic (20), Japan (1), Morocco (1), Sweden (1), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (7), United States (6: Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Oklahoma, Wisconsin)

• Ordovician of Canada (2: British Columbia), China (1), the Czech Republic (3), Ireland (2), Norway (25), the Russian Federation (1), Sweden (17), the United Kingdom (3), United States (16: Kentucky, Virginia)

Total: 130 collections including 144 occurrences

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