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Trilobita - Phacopida - Dalmanitidae

Ormathops was named by Delo (1935) [Sepkoski's age data: O Aren-u O Cara Sepkoski's reference number: 2,726].

It was assigned to Phacopida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Dalmanitidae by Jell and Adrain (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1935Ormathops Delo
2002Ormathops Jell and Adrain p. 415
2002Ormathops Sepkoski, Jr.

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EubilateriaAx 1987
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderPhacopidaSalter 1864
suborderPhacopinaStruve 1959
superfamilyDalmanitoideaVogdes 1890
familyDalmanitidaeVogdes 1890
genusOrmathopsDelo 1935

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: low Mg calcitec
Composition 2: chitinc
Entire body: yesg
Adult length: 10 to < 100g
Adult width: 10 to < 100g
Spines: noneg
Ontogeny: molting, addition of partsc
Environment: marinec
Locomotion: fast-movingc
Life habit: low-level epifaunalc
Diet: carnivoresubo
Vision: well-developedf
Comments: BODY SIZE: Data from Harrington et al. (1959).g
Created: 2009-06-10 07:47:03
Modified: 2009-06-10 09:47:03
Source: g = genus, f = family, subo = suborder, c = class
References: Aberhan et al. 2004, Hendy 2009, Fortey and Owens 1999

Age range: base of the Fennian to the top of the Dobrotivian or 471.80000 to 457.50000 Ma

Collections (27 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Arenig478.6 - 466.0United Kingdom (England) O. sp. (3704 3706)
Arenig478.6 - 466.0France (Montagne Noire) O. sp. (20826)
Klabava478.6 - 466.0Czech Republic (Prague) O. sp. (76457)
Klabava478.6 - 466.0Czech Republic O. sp. (3841)
Floian477.7 - 470.0Morocco O. clariondi (56592)
Fennian471.8 - 466.0France (Montagne Noire) O. sp. (20825)
Sarka466.0 - 466.0Czech Republic O. sp. (3857)
Early/Lower Llanvirn466.0 - 463.5United Kingdom O. llanvirnensis (69811 69813 69814 69819 69838 69842)
Early/Lower Llanvirn466.0 - 463.5United Kingdom (England) O. sp. (3707)
Dobrotiva466.0 - 460.9Czech Republic O. sp. (3859)
Llanvirn466.0 - 460.9Czech Republic (Prague) O. atavus (76458)
Oretanian466.0 - 460.9Spain (Sevilla) O. sp. (20925)
Oretanian466.0 - 460.9Morocco O. clariondi (56176 56177 56178) O. sp. (20978)
Dobrotivian460.9 - 457.5France (Loire-Atlantique) O. sp. (20889)
Dobrotivian460.9 - 457.5Czech Republic (Central Bohemia) O. novaki (192908)
Dobrotivian460.9 - 457.5Morocco O. clariondi (20985)
Dobrotivian - Berounian460.9 - 449.5Morocco (Maïder) O. hupei (20970)
Sandbian458.4 - 453.0Czech Republic O. sp. (3856)