Cybelurus Levitsky 1962 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Phacopida - Encrinuridae

Synonym: Miracybele Whittington 1965

Parent taxon: Encrinuridae according to P. A. Jell and J. M. Adrain 2002

See also Fortey and Droser 1999 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Aegrotocatellus, Alwynulus, Anapliomerella, Atractocybeloides, Avalanchurus, Balizoma, Batocara, Bevanopsis, Celtencrinurus, Coronocephalus, Cromus, Curriella, Cybele, Cybelinae, Dayongia, Dindymeninae, Distyrax, Elsarella, Encrinurinae, Eodindymene, Fragiscutum, Frammia, Kailia, Lasaguaditas, Libertella, Lyrapyge, Mackenziurus, Nucleurus, Paracybeloides, Parakailia, Perryus, Plasiaspis, Prophysemataspis, Prostrix, Rongxiella, Senticucullus, Sinocybele, Staurocephalidae, Staurocephalinae, Stiktocybele, Struszia, Wuoaspis

Subtaxa: Cybelurus brutoni Cybelurus halo Cybelurus occidentalis Miracybele mira

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Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Canada (3: Northwest Territories, Yukon collections), Norway (1), the Russian Federation (7), the United Kingdom (2), United States (2: Nevada)

• Llandeilo of China (3)

• Whiterockian of Norway (2)

Total: 20 collections including 22 occurrences

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