†family Remopleurididae Hawle and Corda 1847 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Asaphida - Remopleurididae

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

See also Adrain 2011, Harrington and Leanza 1957, Owens and Fortey 2009, Robison and Pantoja-Alor 1968 and Whittington et al. 1997

Sister taxa: Asaphidae, Ceratopygidae

Subtaxa: Aktugaiella Apatokephalina Apatokephaloides Apatokephalops Apatokephalus Artokephalus Blosyropsis Deanokephalus Diplapatokephalus Dislobosaspis Elkanaspis Eorobergia Haniwa Hastiremopleurides Hexacopyge Hypodicranotus Ivshinaspis Jiia Kainella Kainellidae Lacorsalina Lohanpopsis Loshanella Mendosina Menoparia Naustia Oculeus Praepatokephalus Pseudokainella Pugilator Remopleuridiella Remopleuridinae Richardsonella Richardsonellidae Robergiella Scinocephalus Sigmakainella Sunocavia Taishania Yosimuraspis

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Ecology: nektobenthic deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Antarctica (1 collection), Argentina (88), Australia (14), Bolivia (5), Canada (73: Alberta, Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Northwest Territories , Nunavut, Quebec, Yukon), China (87), Colombia (1), the Czech Republic (4), Estonia (1), France (3), Iran (1), Ireland (9), Italy (1), Kazakhstan (2), Mexico (1), Morocco (7), Norway (162), the Russian Federation (22), Sweden (71), the United Kingdom (29), United States (113: California, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa/Wisconsin, Maine, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New York, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, Virginia)

• Chazy of United States (3: New York)

• Llandeilo of Canada (1: Yukon), China (6), Sweden (1), the United Kingdom (3), United States (1: Tennessee)

• Whiterockian of Canada (19: Newfoundland and Labrador, Quebec), Norway (2), United States (25: Nevada, New York, Oklahoma, Vermont)

• Arenig of Canada (3: Newfoundland and Labrador), China (6), Morocco (1), Norway (1), Spain (1), Sweden (4), United States (2: New York, North Dakota)

• Arenigian of China (13)

• Cambrian to Ordovician of Australia (1)

• Cambrian of Argentina (1), Australia (14), Canada (16: Alberta, Newfoundland and Labrador, Quebec, Yukon), China (20), Kazakhstan (33), the Russian Federation (4), Turkey (1), United States (3: Alaska, Nevada, Vermont)

Total: 880 collections including 1096 occurrences

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