Flexicalymene Shirley 1936 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Phacopida - Calymenidae

Full reference: J. Shirley. 1936. Some British trilobites of the family Calymenidae. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 92:384-421

Parent taxon: Flexicalymeninae according to A. W. Owen and D. L. Bruton 1980

See also Jell and Adrain 2002, Sepkoski 2002, Siveter 1977 and Whittington 1941

Sister taxa: Metacalymene, Sthenarocalymene, Thelecalymene

Subtaxa: Flexicalymene (Flexicalymene) Flexicalymene (Onnicalymene) Flexicalymene (Reacalymene) Flexicalymene cambrensis Flexicalymene caractaci Flexicalymene cavei Flexicalymene croneisi Flexicalymene forcipata Flexicalymene granulosa Flexicalymene griphus Flexicalymene incerta Flexicalymene magnipapilla Flexicalymene meeki Flexicalymene onniensis Flexicalymene peregrina Flexicalymene planilabra Flexicalymene planimarginata Flexicalymene praelongicephala Flexicalymene quadricapita Flexicalymene retrorsa Flexicalymene scabustula Flexicalymene scotica Flexicalymene senaria Flexicalymene shirleyi Flexicalymene trinucleina Flexicalymene vaccarii Flexicalymene verecunda

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Silurian of Argentina (3 collections), Ukraine (2), United States (3: New York)

• Ordovician to Silurian of Canada (1: New Brunswick)

• Ordovician of Australia (1), Canada (28: Newfoundland, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec, Québec), China (1), the Czech Republic (6), Ireland (13), Morocco (5), Norway (36), Spain (1), Sweden (9), the United Kingdom (98), United States (557: Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia, Tennessee, Virginia), Venezuela (1)

• Llandeilo of the United Kingdom (8)

Total: 773 collections including 789 occurrences

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