Calymene Brongniart 1822 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Phacopida - Calymenidae

Alternative spelling: Calymmene

Parent taxon: Calymeninae according to J. M. Adrain and G. D. Edgecombe 1997

See also Adrain et al. 1995, Raymond 1916, Sepkoski 2002, Shirley 1936, Turvey and Siveter 2007 and Warburg 1925

Sister taxa: Alcymene, Arcticalymene, Diacalymene

Subtaxa: Calymene ansensis Calymene australis Calymene barnesi Calymene blumenbachii Calymene breviceps Calymene bufo Calymene callicephala Calymene celebra Calymene conradi Calymene frontosa Calymene gamachei Calymene granulosa Calymene hadyardensis Calymene latigenata Calymene marginata Calymene mimaspera Calymene minimarginata Calymene nasuta Calymene niagarensis Calymene nowlani Calymene orthomarginata Calymene polgari Calymene retrorsa Calymene ubitquitosus

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Devonian of Australia (4 collections), Austria (1), Bolivia (1), China (1), France (3), Italy (2), Kazakhstan (1), Morocco (1), New Zealand (1), United States (1: Nevada)

• Silurian to Devonian of Argentina (1)

• Silurian of Argentina (6), Australia (1), Belarus (4), Canada (110: Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec), China (1), the Czech Republic (3), Estonia (23), Greenland (2), India (1), Ireland (1), Latvia (8), Lithuania (7), Norway (4), Paraguay (2), Poland (2), the Russian Federation (5), Sweden (16), Ukraine (19), the United Kingdom (47), United States (120: Alaska, California, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin)

• Niagaran of United States (1: Indiana)

• Ordovician of Australia (1), Canada (20: Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec, Québec), China (3), France (2), Norway (1), Sweden (1), United States (8: Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Tennessee, Virginia)

• Llandeilo of China (1)

Total: 437 collections including 472 occurrences

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