Hyrokybe Lane 1972 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Phacopida - Cheiruridae

Synonym: Shiqiania Chang 1974

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

See also Adrain 1998 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acanthoparyphinae, Anasobella, Ancyginaspis, Arcticeraurinella, Areia, Areiaspis, Borealaspis, Bornholmaspis, Ceraurinium, Ceraurinus, Cerauroides, Cerauromeros, Cerauropeltis, Ceraurus, Chacomurus, Cheirurinae, Cheirurus, Chiozoon, Contracheirurus, Courtessolium, Crotalocephalides, Crotalocephalina, Crotalocephalus, Cyrtometopinae, Cyrtometopus, Deiphon, Deiphoninae, Didrepanon, Eccoptochilinae, Forteyops, Foulonia, Gabriceraurus, Hammannopyge, Hapsiceraurus, Heliomera, Heliomeroides, Hemisphaerocoryphe, Holia, Ichiyamella, Junggarella, Kawina, Kolymella, Krattaspis, Ktenoura, Laneites, Lehua, Onycopyge, Osekaspis, Parayoungia, Parisoceraurus, Pateraspis, Patomaspis, Placoparina, Pompeckia, Proromma, Protocerauroides, Pseudocheirurus, Radiurus, Ratinkaspis, Reraspis, Sphaerexochinae, Sphaexerochinae, Stubblefieldia, Sycophantia, Turantyx, Valongia, Whittakerites, Xylabion, Xystocrania, Youngia, Zazvorkaspis

Subtaxa: Hyrokybe canadensis Hyrokybe copelandi Hyrokybe hadnagyi Hyrokybe julli Hyrokybe lenzi Hyrokybe lightfooti Hyrokybe youngi

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Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Silurian of Canada (8: Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Quebec collections), Greenland (3), Sweden (2)

Total: 13 collections including 18 occurrences

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