Proetus Steininger 1831 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Proetida - Proetidae

Synonym: Forbesia McCoy 1846

Full reference: J. Steininger. 1831. Observations sur les fossiles du calcaire intermediaire de L'Eifel. Mémoires de la Société géologique de France 1(15):331-371

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

See also Begg 1950, Carroll 1988, Chatterton and Perry 1977, Owens 1973, Sepkoski 2002 and Warburg 1925

Sister taxa: Aayemenaytcheia, Ameropiltonia, Analocaspis, Archegonus, Australokaskia, Basidechenella, Belgibole, Benesovella, Bohemiproetus, Bollandia, Breviphillipsia, Carbonocoryphe, Carbonoproetus, Chaunoproetus, Chlupacula, Chuanqianoproetus, Comptonaspis, Conophillipsia, Cornuproetinae, Crassiproetus, Cyphinioides, Cyrtodechenella, Cyrtoproetus, Cyrtosymbolinae, Cystispina, Dechenella, Deltadechenella, Diacoryphe, Drevermannia, Drevermanniinae, Elimaproetus, Elliptophillipsia, Engelomorrisia, Eocyphinium, Erbenaspis, Erbenites, Eremiproetinae, Exochops, Falcatoproetus, Fuscinipyge, Georhithronella, Gerastos, Globusia, Griffithidella, Hamiroproetus, Hassiabole, Hedstroemia, Helioproetus, Helokybe, Hesslerides, Hunanoproetus, Kaskia, Keidelia, Kollarcephalus, Lacunoporaspis, Latiglobusia, Latiproetus, Linguaphillipsia, Liobole, Liobolina, Longiproetus, Lugalella, Luojiashania, Mannopyge, Menorcaspis, Microspatulina, Mirabole, Monodechenella, Moschoglossis, Myoproetus, Nitidocare, Nunnaspis, Orbitoproetus, Ormistoniella, Osmolskia, Paladin, Palpebralina, Panibole, Paraglobusia, Parvidumus, Pedinocoryphe, Pedinodechenella, Perexigupyge, Phaseolops, Phillibole, Phillibolina, Philliboloides, Phillipsia, Piltonia, Plesiowensus, Podoliproetus, Praedechenella, Pragoproetus, Prantlia, Proetidellinae, Proetiella, Proetinae, Pseudodechenella, Pseudodudu, Pseudoproetus, Pseudospatulina, Pseudowaribole, Pudoproetus, Reediella, Rhenocynproetus, Rhenogriffides, Richterella, Ryckholtia, Schaderthalaspis, Schizoproetina, Schizoproetoides, Schizoproetus, Semiproetus, Sevillia, Silesiops, Simaproetus, Skemmatopyge, Spatulata, Spinibole, Spinibolops, Tawstockia, Tetinia, Thebanaspis, Thigriffides, Triproetus, Tropidocare, Tropidocoryphinae, Typhloproetus, Unguliproetus, Warburgellinae, Waribole, Weberides, Weyeraspis, Winiskia, Winterbergia, Witryides, Xenadoche, Xenocybe, Yuanjia

Subtaxa: Proetus (Bohemiproetus) Proetus (Coniproetus) Proetus (Crassiproetus) Proetus (Gerastos) Proetus (Proetus) Proetus ainae Proetus alaricus Proetus baltensis Proetus blandi Proetus canalis Proetus chambliensis Proetus clelandi Proetus cuvieri Proetus fardenensis Proetus interjectus Proetus scoticus Proetus simus Proetus subtriangularis

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Type: Proetus cuvieri

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of Ukraine (1 collection)

• Osagean of Canada (1: Northwest Territories)

• Carboniferous of Belgium (3), Canada (1: Northwest Territories), United States (5: Iowa, Kentucky)

• Mississippian of United States (2: Alaska)

• Devonian of Algeria (1), Australia (51), Austria (1), Canada (16: Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ontario), Colombia (1), the Czech Republic (15), France (7), Germany (3), Italy (4), Morocco (12), the Russian Federation (4), Spain (3), Ukraine (1), United States (26: Alaska, Idaho, Indiana, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia), Vietnam (4)

• Silurian to Devonian of Austria (1), Morocco (1)

• Silurian of Australia (3), Austria (1), Belarus (1), Canada (33: Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Quebec), China (4), the Czech Republic (4), Estonia (8), Greenland (2), Japan (2), Latvia (1), Norway (2), Paraguay (1), Poland (1), Sweden (13), Ukraine (22), the United Kingdom (22), United States (22: Alaska, Arkansas, California, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, New York, Oklahoma, Wisconsin)

• Ordovician of Canada (8: Ontario, Quebec, Québec), China (1), Portugal (1), the Russian Federation (1), Sweden (11), the United Kingdom (2), United States (10: Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee)

Total: 340 collections including 413 occurrences

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