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Ceratopeltis Poulsen 1937 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Proetida - Bathyuridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 21113

Full reference: C. Poulsen. 1937. On the Lower Ordovician faunas of East Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland 119(3):1-72

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

Sister taxa: Bathyurellus, Benthamaspis, Chapmanopyge, Grinnellaspis, Harlandaspis, Licnocephala, Lutesvillia, Punka, Uromystrum

Subtaxa: Ceratopeltis bachensis, Ceratopeltis forteyi, Ceratopeltis latilimbata

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Type: Ceratopeltis latilimbata

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder