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Pterygometopinae

Trilobita - Phacopida - Pterygometopidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1905Pterygometopinae Reed
1925Pterygometopinae Warburg
1980Pterygometopinae Owen and Bruton
1981Pterygometopinae Owen
1993Pterygometopinae Jaanusson and Ramsköld

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumArtiopoda(Hou and Bergstrom)
RankNameAuthor
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderPhacopidaSalter 1864
suborderPhacopinaStruve 1959
superfamilyPhacopoideaHupe 1953
familyPterygometopidaeReed 1905
subfamilyPterygometopinaeReed 1905
subfamilyPterygometopinaeReed 1905

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.

Subfm. †Pterygometopinae Reed 1905
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G. †Achatella Delo 1935
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Achatella achates Billings 1860
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Invalid names: Pterygometopus billingsi Wilson 1947 [synonym]
Achatella katharina Bradley 1930
Achatella kuckersianus Schmidt 1881
Achatella schmidti Warburg 1925
Achatella truncatocaudata Portlock 1843
Invalid names: Vironiaspis Jaanusson and Ramsköld 1993 [synonym]
G. †Estoniops Mannil 1958
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Estoniops alifrons McCoy 1851
Estoniops bekkeri Mannil 1958
Estoniops exilis Eichwald 1858
Estoniops fjaeckensis Jaanusson and Ramsköld 1993
Estoniops maennili Jaanusson and Ramsköld 1993
Estoniops oculeus Antsygin 1970
Estoniops panderi Schmidt 1881
Estoniops sandbyensis Olin 1906
G. †Ingriops Jaanusson and Ramskold 1993
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Ingriops intermedius Schmidt 1881
Ingriops trigonocephala Schmidt 1881
G. †Isalaux Frederickson and Pollack 1952
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Isalaux canyonensis Frederickson and Pollack 1952
G. †Keilapyge Jaanusson and Ramsköld 1993
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Keilapyge laevigatus Schmidt 1881
Keilapyge latus Antsygin 1970
G. †Oelandiops Jaanusson and Ramsköld 1993
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Oelandiops mirificus Jaanusson and Ramsköld 1993
G. †Pterygometopus Schmidt 1881
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Pterygometopus recurvus Brogger 1887
Pterygometopus schmidti Warburg 1925
Pterygometopus sclerops Dalman 1827
G. †Upplandiops Jaanusson and Ramsköld 1993
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Upplandiops calvus Jaanusson and Ramsköld 1993
G. †Yanhaoia Zhou et al. 1998
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: low Mg calcitec
Composition 2: chitinc
Entire body: yesf
Adult length: 10 to < 100f
Adult width: 10 to < 100f
Ontogeny: molting, addition of partsc
Environment: marinec
Locomotion: fast-movingc
Life habit: low-level epifaunalc
Diet: carnivoresubo
Vision: well-developedf
Created: 2009-06-11 18:42:15
Modified: 2009-12-19 04:28:20
Source: f = family, subo = suborder, c = class
References: Hendy 2009, Aberhan et al. 2004, Fortey and Owens 1999

Age range: base of the Middle Ordovician to the top of the Ashgill or 470.00000 to 443.70000 Ma

Collections (164 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Arenig478.6 - 466.0China (Xinjiang) Yanhaoia huayinshanensis (170839)
Arenig478.6 - 466.0France (Montagne Noire) Pterygometopus sp. (20826)
Arenig478.6 - 466.0Morocco Pterygometopus sp. (20979)
Valaste471.8 - 466.0Sweden Pterygometopus sclerops (198042 198045)
Volkhov471.1 - 469.2Russian Federation Ingriops intermedius (157127 157128 157130 157131 157132 157133 157134 157135 157136 157137 157139 157140 157141) Pterygometopus sclerops (157085 157086 157102 157103 157104 157105 157106 157107 157108 157109 157111 157112 157113 157114 157115 157120)
Fennian470.7 - 468.0France (Montagne Noire) Pterygometopus sp. (20825)
Middle Ordovician470.0 - 458.4USA (California) Achatella sp. (196137)
Chazyan470.0 - 457.3Canada (Quebec) Pterygometopus sp. (310)
Kunda469.2 - 464.3Russian Federation Ingriops intermedius (157142 157143 157145 157147 157149) Ingriops trigonocephalus (167635)
Kunda469.2 - 464.3Sweden Ingriops trigonocephalus (163124) Pterygometopus sclerops (160497 162375 188210 188215 188219 188271 188280 188299 188301) Pterygometopus sp. (162420 188217 188218 188225 188226 188269 188270)
Early/Lower Llanvirn468.0 - 461.1Norway Pterygometopus sp. (3180)
Oretanian468.0 - 459.0Spain (Toledo) Pterygometopus sp. (20898)
Llanvirn468.0 - 458.4Spain Pterygometopus guadalupensis (230081 230082 230083 230084)
Early/Lower Llandeilo466.0 - 460.9China (Sichuan) Achatella sp. (7678)
Early/Lower Llandeilo466.0 - 460.9Sweden Estoniops sp. (2930 2939)
Early/Lower Llandeilo466.0 - 460.9Russian Federation (Siberia) Isalaux sp. (9300 9301)
Aseri463.5 - 460.9Estonia Estoniops panderi (56200)
Aseri463.5 - 460.9Russian Federation Estoniops panderi (168653 169288)
Aseri463.5 - 460.9Sweden (Öland) Oelandiops mirificus (169255)
Lasnamagi463.5 - 460.9Estonia Estoniops panderi (56205)
Late/Upper Llanvirn463.5 - 460.9Sweden Estoniops sp. (2931)
Late/Upper Llanvirn463.5 - 460.9Russian Federation (Siberia) Isalaux sp. (9224)
Late/Upper Llandeilo461.1 - 458.4Russian Federation (Siberia) Isalaux sp. (9304)
Uhaku459.7 - 458.0Russian Federation Estoniops exilis, Achatella kuckersiana (167734)
Uhaku459.7 - 458.0Sweden (Öland) Upplandiops calvus (169283)
Uhaku459.7 - 458.0Sweden (Uppland) Upplandiops calvus (169257 169290)
Uhaku459.7 - 458.0Estonia Upplandiops calvus (169291)
Uhaku459.7 - 458.0Sweden (Dalarne) Upplandiops calvus (169285)
Uhaku459.7 - 458.0Sweden Upplandiops calvus (169256)
Dobrotivian459.0 - 457.9Portugal Pterygometopus sp. (20958)
Costonian - Harnagian458.4 - 457.2Sweden Estoniops sp. (2767)
Soudleyan - Marshbrookian458.4 - 454.0United Kingdom (Wales) Estoniops sp. (3363 3370)
Caradoc458.4 - 449.5Canada (Ontario) Achatella billingsi (26274)
Caradoc458.4 - 449.5Ireland Achatella truncatocaudata (50599 50601)
Caradoc458.4 - 449.5USA (Tennessee) Pterygometopus sp. (1687 1702 1705 1896 1934)
Caradoc458.4 - 449.5United Kingdom (Scotland) Achatella consobrina (188938)
Caradoc458.4 - 449.5USA (Colorado) Isalaux canyonensis (10380 10391)
Kukruse458.0 - 456.8Estonia (Ida-Viru) Estoniops exilis, Achatella kuckersianus (168534)
Kukruse458.0 - 456.8Estonia Estoniops exilis (167579)
Kukruse458.0 - 456.8Estonia (Kohtla-Nõmme) Estoniops exilis, Achatella kuckersianus (168527)
Kukruse458.0 - 456.8Russian Federation Estoniops exilis (167735) Estoniops exilis, Achatella kuckersiana (160531)
Idavere458.0 - 453.0Latvia (Daugavpils) Estoniops bekkeri (192983)
Idavere458.0 - 453.0Russian Federation Estoniops bekkeri (160532)
Mohawkian457.3 - 451.0USA (Tennessee) Pterygometopus sp. (86104 86114 86121 86133 86135 86136 86137)
Mohawkian457.3 - 451.0USA (Virginia) Pterygometopus sp. (85744)
Ashbyan457.3 - 449.6USA (Tennessee) Pterygometopus troosti (5327)
Blackriveran457.3 - 449.6USA (Tennessee) Pterygometopus troosti (5329 5331)
Kirkfieldian457.3 - 449.6Canada (Ontario) Achatella sp., Achatella achates (26192)
Rocklandian457.3 - 449.6USA (Tennessee) Pterygometopus sp. (1940)
Shermanian457.3 - 449.6USA (Illinois) Dalmanites katharina (154952)
Shermanian457.3 - 449.6Canada (Ontario) Achatella achates (26272)
Trentonian457.3 - 449.6USA (Missouri) Dalmanites katharina (89024)
Woolstonian457.2 - 454.0United Kingdom (Wales) Estoniops alifrons (3305 188592 192390)
Haljala456.8 - 453.9Russian Federation (Krasnoyarsk) Isalaux stricta (204669)
Haljala - Keila456.8 - 453.0Sweden (Dalarne) Estoniops fjaeckensis (169284)
Keila453.9 - 453.0Latvia Estoniops maennili (161118 161128 161244 161310)
Chatfieldian453.8 - 451.0USA (New York) Achatella achates (181519 181522)
Chatfieldian453.8 - 451.0Canada (Ontario) Achatella achates (26273 26277) Pterygometopus sp. (26263)
Chatfieldian - Edenian453.8 - 450.2Canada (Nunavut) Pterygometopus spp. (24116)
Oandu453.0 - 451.8Sweden (Västergötland) Estoniops maennili (169289)
Oandu453.0 - 451.8Sweden Estoniops maennili (169287)
Oandu453.0 - 451.8Sweden (Dalarne) Estoniops maennili (169258)
Katian - Hirnantian453.0 - 443.4Sweden (Dalarne) Pterygometopus schmidti, Achatella schmidti (73413)
Cheneyan452.5 - 451.3United Kingdom (Scotland) Achatella consobrina (169254)
Edenian451.0 - 450.2USA (Kentucky) Achatella sp. (74813 74818)
Edenian451.0 - 450.2Canada (Quebec) Achatella achates (163865)
Edenian451.0 - 450.2USA (Ohio) Achatella sp. (383)
Edenian451.0 - 450.2USA (Pennsylvania) Pterygometopus achates (34895)
Edenian - Richmondian451.0 - 445.5Canada (Quebec) Achatella clivosa (223275)
Maysvillian450.2 - 449.6USA (Ohio) Achatella sp. (387 388 391)
Maysvillian450.2 - 449.6USA (Tennessee) Pterygometopus carleyi (5374)
Maysvillian - Richmondian450.2 - 445.5USA (Minnesota) Pterygometopus sp. (357)
Maysvillian - Ashgill450.2 - 443.7USA (Ohio) Achatella sp. (389 390)
Richmondian449.6 - 445.5USA (Minnesota) Pterygometopus sclerops (358)
Richmondian449.6 - 445.5Canada (Quebec) Achatella clivosa (223276)
Richmondian - Gamachian449.6 - 443.7Canada (Quebec) Achatella sp. (37790)
Pusgillian - Cautleyan449.5 - 448.8United Kingdom (Northern Ireland) Phacops truncatocaudatus (171675)
Ashgill449.5 - 443.7Canada (Quebec) Achatella sp. (13131)
Hirnantian445.2 - 443.4United Kingdom (Scotland) Achatella truncatocaudata (181875 181876)