Achatella Delo 1935 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Phacopida - Pterygometopidae

Synonyms: Achatella (Vironiaspis) Jaanusson and Ramsköld 1993, Vironiaspis Jaanusson and Ramsköld 1993

Parent taxon: Pterygometopinae according to R. E. Swisher et al. 2016

See also Jaanusson and Ramsköld 1993, Jell and Adrain 2002, Roomusoks 2004 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Estoniops, Ingriops, Isalaux, Keilapyge, Oelandiops, Pterygometopus, Upplandiops, Yanhaoia

Subtaxa: Achatella (Achatella) Achatella (Vironiaspis) kegelensis Achatella achates Achatella katharina Achatella kuckersianus Achatella schmidti Achatella truncatocaudata

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Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore


• Uhaku of the Russian Federation (1 collection)

• Ordovician of Canada (10: Ontario, Quebec), China (1), Estonia (2), Ireland (2), the Russian Federation (1), Sweden (1), the United Kingdom (5), United States (14: California, Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania)

Total: 37 collections including 38 occurrences

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