Otarion Zenker 1833 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Aulacopleurida - Aulacopleuridae

Synonyms: Conoparia Hawle and Corda 1847, Otarionella Weyber 1965

Parent taxon: Aulacopleuridae according to P.A. Jell and J.M. Adrain 2003

See also Jell and Adrain 2002, Sepkoski 2002, Thomas and Owens 1978 and Whittington 1941

Sister taxa: Aulacopleura, Aulacopleurinae, Coignouina, Cyphaspides, Dixiphopyge, Goodsiraspis, Maurotarion, Namuropyge, Otarioninae, Songkania

Subtaxa: Otarion (Otarion) Otarion (Tricornotarion) Otarion beggi Otarion diffractum Otarion filmeri Otarion isoplates Otarion listron Otarion spinicaudatum Otarion stigmatophthalmus Otarionella taganon

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Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Daleje of the Czech Republic (1 collection)

• Devonian of Australia (22), Austria (1), Bolivia (2), Canada (16: Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Quebec, Yukon), China (1), the Czech Republic (39), France (6), Germany (1), Italy (3), Morocco (11), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (2), Spain (6), United States (1: Nevada), Uzbekistan (1), Vietnam (1)

• Silurian to Devonian of United States (1: Oklahoma)

• Silurian of Australia (6), Canada (16: Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Quebec, Yukon Territory), China (2), the Czech Republic (26), Estonia (1), Greenland (1), Latvia (2), Morocco (2), Poland (1), Tajikistan (2), the United Kingdom (2), United States (8: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Wisconsin)

• Ordovician to Silurian of Canada (1: Québec)

• Ordovician of Belgium (2), Canada (9: Northwest Territories, Quebec), China (4), the Russian Federation (1), Sweden (1), the United Kingdom (10), United States (10: Nevada, Oklahoma, Virginia)

• Llandeilo of the United Kingdom (1)

• Whiterockian of United States (3: New York)

• Arenig of France (1)

Total: 228 collections including 258 occurrences

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