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†family Calmoniidae Delo 1935 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Phacopida

PaleoDB taxon number: 133750

Parent taxon: Phacopida according to H. B. Whittington et al. 1997

Sister taxa: Acastidae, Bathycheilidae, Bavarillidae, Calpmenella, Calymenidae, Calymenina, Cheirurina, Dalmanitidae, Diaphanometopidae, Emsurina, Encrinuridae, Eocheiurus, Eodindymene, Fenestraspis, Feruminops, Forillonaria, Foulonia, Frenerinuroides, Furacopyge, Gourdonia, Hapsiceraurus, Heliocephalus, Hexacosta, Homalonotidae, Ibexaspis, Illaenula, Josephulus, Kolymella, Langgoni, Leiostrototropis, Liolophops, Malladaia, Metapliomerops, Mezocrotalus, Mitchellaspis, Morocconites, Nipponocalymene, Pamirotellus, Parachuangia, Pelitlina, Perirehaedulus, Phacopidae, Phacopina, Phalangocephalus, Pharostomatidae, Pilekiidae, Pliomeridae, Podolites, Probolops, Prodontochile, Prosopiscidae, Pterygometopidae, Ptychometopus, Punillaspis, Rabienops, Radiopyge, Renniella, Reraspis, Reussiana, Rhinophacops, Rhinoreedops, Roncellia, Sambremeusapis, Sanidopyge, Scabrella, Schoharia, Spinodontochile, Teichertops, Toxophacops, Trypaulites, Turcopyge, Typhloiscus, Victorispina, Wallacia

Subtaxa: Anchiopella, Andinacaste, Australoacaste, Australops, Bainella, Bouleia, Calmonia, Chiarumanipyge, Clarkeaspis, Cryphaeoides, Deltacephalaspis, Eldredgeia, Jujuyops, Kozlowskiaspis, Malvinella, Malvinocooperella, Metacryphaeus, Oosthuizenella, Palpebrops, Parabouleia, Paracalmonia, Pennaia, Phacopina, Plesioconvexa, Plesiomalvinella, Schizostylus, Tarijactinoides, Tibagya, Typhloniscus, Vogesina, Wolfartaspis

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Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore