†family Calymenidae Milne-Edwards 1840 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Phacopida - Calymenidae

Parent taxon: Calymenina according to J. M. Adrain 2011

See also Dean 1983, Harrington and Leanza 1957, Robison and Pantoja-Alor 1968 and Whittington et al. 1997

Sister taxa: Bathycheilidae, Bavarillidae, Homalonotidae, Pharostomatidae

Subtaxa: Apocalymene Calymenesum Calymeninae Flexicalymeninae Gravicalymene Linguocalymene Liocalymene Neseuretus Onnicalymene Papillicalymene Pharostomatinae Platycalymene Pradoella Protocalymene Reacalymene Reedocalymene Reedocalymeninae Salterocoryphe Spathacalymene Synhomalonotus Tapinocalymene

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Devonian of Australia (38 collections), Austria (1), Bolivia (1), China (4), the Czech Republic (14), France (3), Italy (2), Kazakhstan (1), Morocco (7), New Zealand (2), United States (1: Nevada), Uzbekistan (1), Vietnam (4)

• Silurian to Devonian of Argentina (1), Australia (1)

• Silurian of Argentina (6), Australia (14), Belarus (4), Canada (141: Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec, Yukon Territory), China (2), the Czech Republic (14), Estonia (24), Greenland (2), India (1), Ireland (1), Latvia (9), Lithuania (7), Mexico (1), Norway (6), Paraguay (2), Poland (2), the Russian Federation (2), Sweden (16), Ukraine (20), the United Kingdom (54), United States (154: Alaska, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin)

• Niagaran of United States (1: Indiana)

• Ordovician to Silurian of Canada (1: New Brunswick), Norway (1)

• Ordovician of Algeria (1), Argentina (21), Australia (3), Belgium (1), Bolivia (3), Canada (54: Newfoundland, Nunavut, Nunvait, Ontario, Quebec, Québec, Yukon, Yukon and Northwest Terrorities), China (36), the Czech Republic (19), France (22), Iran (14), Ireland (15), Latvia (2), Morocco (18), Myanmar (1), Norway (55), Oman (2), Portugal (15), the Russian Federation (3), Saudi Arabia (3), Spain (39), Sweden (24), Turkey (2), the United Kingdom (135), United States (614: California, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania and Virginia, Tennessee, Virginia), Venezuela (1), Vietnam (1)

• Llandeilo of Canada (1: Yukon), China (5), France (1), the United Kingdom (9)

• Whiterockian of United States (3: Nevada)

• Dawan of China (2)

• Klabava of France (2)

• Arenig of Argentina (3), Bolivia (3), China (17), France (3), Morocco (3), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (3)

• Arenigian of China (11)

Total: 1737 collections including 1970 occurrences

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