Sphaerocoryphe Angelin 1854 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Phacopida - Cheiruridae

Parent taxon: Deiphoninae according to Z. Zhou et al. 1998

See also Jell and Adrain 2003, Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 1991, Neuman and Bruton 1974, Owen 1981, Owen and Bruton 1980, Sepkoski 2002 and Warburg 1925

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Sphaerocoryphe arachniformis Sphaerocoryphe dentata Sphaerocoryphe gemina Sphaerocoryphe kingi Sphaerocoryphe longispina Sphaerocoryphe ludvigseni Sphaerocoryphe psiles Sphaerocoryphe punctata Sphaerocoryphe robustus

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Type: Sphaerocoryphe dentata

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Silurian of Australia (1 collection), the United Kingdom (1)

• Ordovician of Australia (2), Belgium (1), Canada (19: Newfoundland, Northwest Territories, Quebec), Ireland (4), Kazakhstan (2), the Netherlands (1), Norway (8), the Russian Federation (2), Sweden (18), the United Kingdom (17), United States (13: Illinois, Missouri, Nevada, New York, Oklahoma, Virginia)

• Chazy of United States (2: New York)

• Llandeilo of Sweden (1), the United Kingdom (2)

• Whiterockian of Canada (1: Quebec), United States (7: New York, Vermont)

Total: 102 collections including 108 occurrences

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