Uromystrum Whittington 1953 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Proetida - Bathyuridae

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

See also Jell and Adrain 2002 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Bathyurellus, Benthamaspis, Ceratopeltis, Chapmanopyge, Grinnellaspis, Harlandaspis, Licnocephala, Lutesvillia, Punka

Subtaxa: Uromystrum affine Uromystrum brevispinum Uromystrum drepanon Uromystrum minor Uromystrum patulum Uromystrum validus

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Type: Bathyurellus validus

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Canada (9: Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador collections), Norway (3), United States (3: Nevada, Utah)

• Chazy of United States (2: New York)

• Whiterockian of Canada (16: Newfoundland and Labrador, Quebec), United States (10: Nevada, New York, Utah)

• Arenig of Argentina (1)

• Cassinian of Canada (8: Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador)

• Jeffersonian of Canada (3: Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador)

Total: 55 collections including 65 occurrences

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