†family Phillipsiidae Oehlert 1886 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Proetida - Phillipsiidae

Parent taxon: Proetoidea according to R. M. Owens 2003

See also Brezinski 2000

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Archegoninae Bollandiinae Cummingellinae Ditomopyginae Thaiaspidinae Weaniinae

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Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Wolfcamp of United States (1: Oregon collection)

• Permian of Afghanistan (8), Armenia (2), Australia (13), Azerbaijan (1), Bolivia (3), Canada (4: British Columbia, Nunavut, Yukon), China (45), Greece (1), Guatemala (1), Indonesia (2), Iran (11), Italy (5), Japan (16), Malaysia (4), Mexico (2), New Zealand (1), Oman (7), Pakistan (3), the Russian Federation (2), Slovenia (6), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (5), Thailand (7), Tunisia (2), Turkey (1), Ukraine (4), United States (99: Alaska, Arizona, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, Wyoming), Venezuela (2)

• Virgilian of United States (12: Illinois, New Mexico, Ohio, West Virginia)

• Desmoinesian of United States (29: Kansas, Ohio, Oklahoma)

• Atokan of United States (7: Ohio)

• Chesterian of United States (1: Montana)

• Carboniferous of Australia (1), Belgium (8), Canada (1: Nunavut), the Czech Republic (2), France (1), Germany (6), Iran (2), Italy (1), Slovenia (5), Spain (1), Thailand (3), the United Kingdom (9), United States (41: Alaska, Arizona, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah)

• Mississippian of United States (1: Arizona)

Total: 389 collections including 535 occurrences

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