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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: Bathyuridae according to P. A. Jell and J. M. Adrain 2003

Sister taxa: Acidiphorus, Bathyurellinae, Bathyurellus, Bathyurina, Bathyurinae, Bathyurus, Benthamaspis, Bolbocephalus, Catochia, Eleutherocentrus, Ermanella, Grinnellaspis, Jeffersonia, Licnocephala, Madaraspis, Peltabellia, Petigurus, Pseudoolenoides, Punka, Rananasus, Randaynia, Raymondites, Strigigenalis, Uromystrum

Subtaxa: Ceratopeltis bachensis, Ceratopeltis forteyi, Ceratopeltis latilimbata

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Type: Ceratopeltis latilimbata

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder