Harpidella McCoy 1849 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Proetida - Aulacopleuridae

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

See also Jell and Adrain 2003, Owen 1981, Owen and Bruton 1980, Owens and Fortey 2009, Sepkoski 2002 and Thomas and Owens 1978

Sister taxa: Otarionides, Pseudotrinodus

Subtaxa: Harpidella (Harpidella) Harpidella (Rhinotarion) Harpidella megalops Harpidella occidentalis Harpidella tridens

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Type: Harpes megalops

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Devonian of Australia (1 collection), Canada (2: Ontario), the Czech Republic (8), Morocco (1), United States (1: Iowa)

• Silurian of Algeria (1), Australia (1), Canada (10: Northwest Territories, Quebec), the Czech Republic (6), Estonia (1), Greenland (1), Ireland (1), Latvia (1), Morocco (2), Ukraine (2), the United Kingdom (10), United States (6: Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Oklahoma, Wisconsin)

• Ordovician of Estonia (1), Ireland (5), Norway (22), the Russian Federation (2), Spain (3), the United Kingdom (3), United States (3: Virginia)

Total: 94 collections including 99 occurrences

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