Peltabellia Whittington 1953 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Proetida - Bathyuridae

Synonym: Biolgina Maksimova 1955

Full reference: H. B. Whittington. 1953. North American Bathyuridae and Leiostegiidae (Trilobita). Journal of Paleontology 27(5):647-678

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

See also Jell and Adrain 2002 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Bathyurine, Bolbocephalus, Catochia, Cullisonia, Gelasinocephalus, Jeffersonia, Petigurus, Psalikilopsis, Ranasasus, Speyeris

Subtaxa: Peltabellia baumannensis Peltabellia elegans Peltabellia glabra Peltabellia lata Peltabellia peltabella Peltabellia sibirica

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Type: Jeffersonia peltabella

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Devonian of Greenland (1 collection)

• Ordovician of Argentina (1), Canada (7: Alberta, Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nunavut), China (5), Iran (1), Norway (1), the Russian Federation (1), United States (5: Idaho, Montana, Nevada)

• Arenig of Argentina (1)

• Cassinian of United States (2: Oklahoma)

• Canadian of Canada (1: Newfoundland and Labrador)

• Jeffersonian of Canada (2: Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador), United States (5: Oklahoma)

Total: 33 collections each including a single occurrence

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