Gravicalymene Shirley 1936 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Phacopida - Calymenidae

Alternative spelling: Calymene (Gravicalymene)

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: Calymenidae according to P. A. Jell and J. M. Adrain 2002

See also Sepkoski 2002, Siveter 1977 and Talent 1963

Sister taxa: Apocalymene, Calymenesum, Calymeninae, Flexicalymeninae, Linguocalymene, Liocalymene, Neseuretus, Onnicalymene, Papillicalymene, Pharostomatinae, Platycalymene, Pradoella, Protocalymene, Reacalymene, Reedocalymene, Reedocalymeninae, Salterocoryphe, Spathacalymene, Synhomalonotus, Tapinocalymene

Subtaxa: Calymene (Gravicalymene) angustior Gravicalymene capitovata Gravicalymene convolva Gravicalymene quadrata Gravicalymene quadrilobata

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Type: Gravicalymene convolva

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Devonian of Australia (5 collections), China (3), the Czech Republic (13), Morocco (4), New Zealand (1), Uzbekistan (1), Vietnam (4)

• Silurian of Australia (6), Canada (4: Northwest Territories, Quebec)

• Ordovician of Canada (2: Quebec), the Czech Republic (3), Ireland (2), Norway (6), the United Kingdom (22), United States (22: Iowa, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Tennessee)

Total: 98 collections including 102 occurrences

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