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Remipyga Whittington 1954 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Phacopida - Cheiruridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 21753

Full reference: H. B. Whittington. 1954. Ordovician trilobites from Silliman's Fossil Mount. in A. K. Miller, W. Youngquist, and C. Collinson, Ordovician cephalopod fauna of Baffin Island, Geological Society of America Memoir 62:119-149

Parent taxon: Cheiruridae according to P. A. Jell and J. M. Adrain 2003

Sister taxa: Acanthoparyphinae, Anasobella, Areia, Areiaspis, Borealaspis, Ceraurinus, Cerauroides, Cerauromeros, Ceraurus, Cheirurinae, Cheirurus, Chiozoon, Contracheirurus, Crotalocephalina, Crotalocephalus, Cyrtometopella, Cyrtometopinae, Deiphon, Deiphoninae, Didrepanon, Eccoptochilinae, Forteyops, Gabriceraurus, Heliomera, Heliomeroides, Holia, Hyrokybe, Junggarella, Kawina, Ktenoura, Lehua, Nieszkowskia, Onycopyge, Osekaspis, Paraceraurus, Parayoungia, Parisoceraurus, Pateraspis, Placoparina, Pompeckia, Proromma, Protocerauroides, Pseudocheirurus, Radiurus, Sphaerexochinae, Sphaexerochinae, Stubblefieldia, Sycophantia, Valongia, Whittakerites, Xystocrania, Youngia

Subtaxa: Remipyga glabra

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Type: Remipyga glabra

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore