Dimeropyge Opik 1937 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Proetida - Dimeropygidae

Synonym: Haploconus Raymond 1913 [replaced name]

Parent taxon: Dimeropygidae according to J. M. Adrain and S. R. Westrop 2007

See also Jell and Adrain 2002 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Bearriverops, Chomatopyge, Dimeropygiella, Heckethornia, Ischyrotoma, Mesotaphraspidinae, Mesotaphraspis, Pseudohystricurus, Toernquistia, Tulepyge, Toernquistina

Subtaxa: Dimeropyge clintonensis Dimeropyge speyeri Dimeropyge spinifera Dimeropyge tumidus Dimeropyge virginiensis

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Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Whiterockian of United States (7: New York, Vermont collections)

• Chazyan of Canada (8: Northwest Territories)

• Ordovician of Canada (8: Northwest Territories, Quebec), Ireland (1), the Russian Federation (1), the United Kingdom (6), United States (7: Missouri, Nevada, Virginia)

Total: 38 collections each including a single occurrence

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