†family Odontopleuridae Burmeister 1843 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Lichida - Odontopleuridae

Parent taxon: Lichida according to H. B. Whittington et al. 1997

See also Feist 2002 and Owens and Fortey 2009

Sister taxa: Damesellidae, Hopolichoides, Lichakephalidae, Lichidae, Odontopleuroidea, Paraleolichas, Tsunylichas

Subtaxa: Acidaspidinae Apianurinae Borkopleura Ceratocephalinae Ceratonurus Chlustinia Dicranurus Dudleyaspis Eoleonaspis Exallaspis Gaotania Hispaniaspis Isoprusia Ivanopleura Koneprusia Koneprusiinae Laethoprusia Meadowtownella Miraspidinae Odontopleurinae Orphanaspis Periallaspis Proceratocephala Selenopeltis Selenopeltoides Stelckaspis Taemasaspis Uriarra

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Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Daleje of the Czech Republic (1 collection)

• Devonian of Australia (29), Bolivia (1), Canada (10: Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Yukon), China (1), Colombia (2), the Czech Republic (50), France (6), Germany (7), Italy (2), Morocco (38), the Russian Federation (4), Spain (6), United States (4: Nevada, Oklahoma), Uzbekistan (1)

• Silurian to Devonian of Argentina (1), Australia (1), United States (1: Oklahoma)

• Silurian of Algeria (1), Argentina (7), Australia (10), Austria (1), Canada (113: Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec, Québec, Yukon), China (9), the Czech Republic (42), Estonia (5), Greenland (4), Ireland (1), Italy (1), Latvia (4), Mexico (2), Morocco (3), Norway (2), Poland (2), Spain (2), Sweden (12), Ukraine (2), the United Kingdom (36), United States (18: Illinois, Iowa, New York, Oklahoma, Wisconsin)

• Ordovician to Silurian of Canada (4: Québec), Sweden (1)

• Ordovician of Argentina (10), Belgium (1), Canada (27: Northwest Territories, Quebec, Québec), China (12), the Czech Republic (19), Estonia (5), France (6), Ireland (7), Italy (1), Kazakhstan (3), Latvia (1), Morocco (9), New Zealand (1), Norway (35), Poland (1), Portugal (5), the Russian Federation (1), Spain (18), Sweden (28), Turkey (1), the United Kingdom (30), United States (86: California, Idaho, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Utah, Virginia)

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

• Whiterockian of Canada (1: Newfoundland and Labrador), Norway (1), United States (7: New York, Vermont)

• Arenig of the United Kingdom (3)

• Cassinian of the United Kingdom (1)

• Arenigian of China (1)

Total: 773 collections including 1217 occurrences

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