†family Styginidae Vogdes 1890 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Corynexochida - Styginidae

Parent taxon: Corynexochida according to R. A. Fortey and D. L. Bruton 2013

See also Adrain 2011, Sepkoski 1998 and Whittington et al. 1997

Sister taxa: Altaepeltis, Amginoerbia, Amphotonella, Asperocare, Ataktaspis, Babakovia, Balangia, Bathyuriscopsis, Bienella, Blandiaspis, Boreoscutellum, Brylyella, Bubupeltina, Cheilocephalidae, Chienaspis, Chilometopus, Chilonorria, Cholopilus, Chondagraulos, Chondrinouyina, Chuangiopsis, Chuchiaspis, Corynexochidacea, Corynexochina, Corynexochoidea, Dictyella, Dictyites, Elankaspis, Emsurella, Eoscutellum, Evansaspis, Exastipyx, Ezhuangia, Girandia, Granularapis, Hemikaolishania, Holteria, Hunnanocephalus, Illaenidae, Illaenina, Illaenoidea, Iranaspis, Kassinius, Kobayashipeltis, Kooteniellina, Kotisopeltis, Leiostegiidae, Leiostegiina, Lenaspis, Linguchuangia, Liokootenia, Majiangia, Megalisania, Mendospidella, Metakootenia, Micmaccopsis, Neochilonorria, Nodiceps, Notasaphus, Olenoidestranans, Ordosia, Orria, Oryctocare, Panxinella, Paralevisia, Paralisaniella, Paraolenoides, Phillipsinellidae, Plethopeltella, Popigaia, Prokootenia, Prosymphysurus, Prouktaspis, Pseudolancastria, Sinijanella, Tabatopygellina, Tarynaspis, Tingocephalus, Tolanaspis, Tollaspis, Uktaspis, Unicapeltis, Uraloscutellum, Xuigiella

Subtaxa: Alceste Ancyropyge Arctipeltis Australoscutellum Bojoscutellum Breviscutellum Bumastinae Cekovia Cornuscutellum Cybantyx Decoroscutellum Delgadoa Dentaloscutellum Dulanaspis Ekwanoscutellum Failleana Goldillaenoides Goldillaenus Illaenoides Kirkdomina Kolihapeltis Kosovopeltis Lamproscutellum Ligiscus Liolalax Meitanillaenus Metascutellum Microscutellum Paracybantyx Paralejurus Paraphillipsinella Paraphillipsinella Perischoclonus Phillipsinella Planiscutellum Platyscutellum Poroscutellum Promago Protostygina Pseudostygina Radioscutellum Raymondaspis Rhaxeros Scabriscutellum Scutelluinae Scutellum Spiniscutellum Stygininae Tenuipeltis Theamataspis Thomastus Thysanopeltella Thysanopeltis Waisfeldaspis Weberopeltis

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Daleje of the Czech Republic (1 collection)

• Devonian of Australia (3), Austria (2), Belgium (12), Canada (9: Northwest Territories, Nunavut), the Czech Republic (42), France (9), Germany (6), Italy (4), Japan (1), Kazakhstan (1), Morocco (36), New Zealand (1), Poland (4), the Russian Federation (11), Spain (6), Tajikistan (1), United States (5: Illinois, Iowa, Michigan), Uzbekistan (8)

• Silurian of Algeria (1), Australia (8), Austria (1), Canada (55: Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec, Yukon, Yukon Territory), China (9), the Czech Republic (19), Greenland (6), Japan (2), Morocco (3), the Russian Federation (3), Sweden (2), Ukraine (4), the United Kingdom (15), United States (29: Alaska, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, New York, Oklahoma, Wisconsin)

• Ordovician to Silurian of Canada (1: Québec)

• Ordovician of Argentina (1), Australia (15), Belgium (2), Canada (22: British Columbia, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Ontario, Quebec, Québec), China (39), the Czech Republic (13), Estonia (4), Ireland (1), Italy (3), Kazakhstan (8), Norway (41), Poland (1), Portugal (1), the Russian Federation (13), Spain (7), Sweden (33), the United Kingdom (21), United States (27: California, Illinois, Iowa/Wisconsin, Maine, Missouri, Nevada, Oklahoma, Virginia)

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

• Whiterockian of Canada (18: Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Quebec), Norway (2), United States (9: Nevada, New York, Vermont)

• Arenig of China (1), Norway (1), Sweden (4)

• Arenigian of China (3)

Total: 614 collections including 869 occurrences

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