Pliomerops Raymond 1905 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Phacopida - Pliomeridae

Parent taxon: Pliomerinae according to F. Nikolaisen 1961

See also Jell and Adrain 2002, Phleger 1933 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Pliomerops canadensis Pliomerops lacunatus Pliomerops praematura

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Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Canada (4: Quebec collections), China (1), the Czech Republic (1), France (1), Norway (2), Sweden (2), United States (15: Nevada, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Utah)

• Chazy of United States (24: New York)

• Whiterockian of Canada (10: Quebec), Norway (1), United States (22: Nevada, New York, Oklahoma, Utah, Vermont)

• Arenig of Argentina (2), China (1), France (1), Sweden (3)

Total: 90 collections each including a single occurrence

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