Placoparia Hawle and Corda 1847 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Phacopida - Pliomeridae

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Anapliomera, Benedettia, Colobinion, Cybelopsinae, Encrinurella, Evropeites, Gogoella, Guizhoupliomerops, Hammatocnemidae, Hintzeia, Ibexaspis, Josephulus, Leiostrototropis, Obliteraspis, Parapliomera, Perissopliomera, Pliomera, Pliomerella, Pliomeridius, Pliomerina, Pliomerinae, Protoencrinurella, Protopliomerella, Protopliomerops, Pseudomera, Quinquecosta, Rossaspis, Tesselacauda

Subtaxa: Placoparia (Coplacoparia) Placoparia (Placoparia) Placoparia borni Placoparia cambriensis

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Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Ordovician of the Czech Republic (6 collections), France (5), Morocco (5), Portugal (4), Spain (20), the United Kingdom (6)

• Arenig of the United Kingdom (4)

Total: 50 collections including 51 occurrences

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