Hystricurus Raymond 1913 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Aulacopleurida - Hystricuridae

Synonym: Vermilionites Kobayashi 1955

Parent taxon: Hystricuridae according to R. A. Fortey and D. L. Bruton 2013

See also Adrain et al. 2003, Jell and Adrain 2002 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Amblycranium, Etheridgaspis, Glabretina, Guizhouhystricurus, Hillyardininae, Hintzecurinae, Holubaspis, Hystricurinae, Millardicurus, Nyaya, Omuliovia, Paenebeltella, Parahystricurus, Paraplethopeltis, Psalikilus, Rollia, Svalbardicurus, Taoyuania, Tasmanaspis

Subtaxa: Hystricurus conicus Hystricurus contractus Hystricurus crassilimbatus Hystricurus deflectus Hystricurus elevatus Hystricurus oculilunatus Hystricurus penchiensis Hystricurus robustus Hystricurus sulcatus

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Type: Bathyurus conicus

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Australia (9 collections), Canada (45: Alberta, Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador), China (7), France (1), Greenland (2), Norway (1), the Russian Federation (1), United States (56: California, Idaho, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New York, North Dakota, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia)

• Cassinian of Canada (2: Quebec)

• Arenig of China (1), Greenland (3), United States (1: Montana)

• Canadian of Canada (2: Newfoundland), United States (2: Maryland)

• Jeffersonian of Canada (2: Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador)

Total: 135 collections including 150 occurrences

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