Ditomopyge (trilobite)

Trilobita - Proetida - Phillipsiidae

Parent taxon: Ditomopyginae according to R. M. Owens 2003

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acanthophillipsia, Acropyge, Ameura, Ampulliglabella, Anisopyge, Delaria, Hentigia, Iranaspidion, Jimbokranion, Microphillipsia, Novoameura, Permoproetus, Pseudophillipsia, Simulopaladin, Timoraspis, Vidria

Subtaxa: Ditomopyge amorni Ditomopyge bjornensis Ditomopyge decurtata Ditomopyge dereimsi Ditomopyge fatmii Ditomopyge granulata Ditomopyge kumpani Ditomopyge meridionalis Ditomopyge ovalis Ditomopyge scitula Ditomopyge scitulus Ditomopyge whitei Ditomopyge yampupatensis

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Type: Phillipsia (Griffithides) scitulus

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of Australia (9 collections), Bolivia (3), Canada (3: British Columbia, Nunavut, Yukon), China (2), Malaysia (1), Mexico (2), Pakistan (1), Slovenia (1), Thailand (1), United States (8: Arizona, Kansas, Nebraska, Texas)

• Virgilian of United States (11: Illinois, New Mexico, Ohio, West Virginia)

• Desmoinesian of United States (27: Kansas, Ohio, Oklahoma)

• Atokan of United States (6: Ohio)

• Carboniferous of Canada (1: Nunavut), Iran (1), Italy (1), United States (30: Arizona, Nebraska, New Mexico, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah)

Total: 108 collections including 110 occurrences

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