Petigurus Raymond 1913 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Proetida - Bathyuridae

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, Peltabellia, Psalikilopsis, Ranasasus, Speyeris

Subtaxa: Petigurus cullisoni Petigurus cybele Petigurus ellipticus Petigurus groenlandicus Petigurus inexpectatus Petigurus nero

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Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Canada (11: Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador collections), Norway (3), United States (4: Idaho, Nevada, New York, Utah)

• Whiterockian of United States (1: Nevada)

• Cassinian of Canada (14: Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador), Greenland (1), United States (37: Oklahoma)

• Arenig of Canada (3: Newfoundland and Labrador), Greenland (4)

• Jeffersonian of Canada (6: Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador), United States (3: Oklahoma)

Total: 87 collections including 100 occurrences

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