Taxon profile


Selenopeltis Hawle & Corda, 1847

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Trilobita - trilobites »  order Odontopleurida »  family Odontopleuridae »  subfamily Selenopeltinae

Scientific synonyms

Languedopeltis Pillet, 1988
Polyeres Rouault, 1847

Type taxon:Acidaspis buchi Barrande, 1846

Included taxa

Number of records: 9

species Selenopeltis binodosa Dean, 1966
Ordovician: Floian
species Selenopeltis buchi (Barrande, 1846)
Ordovician: Sandbian – Katian

Selenopeltis buchi

species Selenopeltis gallica Bruton in Bruton & Henry, 1978
Ordovician: Floian – Darriwilian
species Selenopeltis inermis (Beyrich, 1846)
Ordovician: Sandbian – Katian
species Selenopeltis irrorata Bruton in Bruton & Henry, 1978
Ordovician: Darriwilian
species Selenopeltis kamila Šnajdr, 1984
Ordovician: Darriwilian – Sandbian
species Selenopeltis longispinus Vela & Corbacho, 2009
Ordovician: Sandbian
species Selenopeltis macrophthalma (Klouček, 1916)
Ordovician: Darriwilian – Sandbian

Selenopeltis macrophthalma

species Selenopeltis vultuosa Přibyl & Vaněk, 1966
Ordovician: Katian – Hirnantian

Selenopeltis vultuosa

Links and literature

EN Fossilworks - Paleobiology Database [19827]

Fossilworks - Paleobiology Database [] [as Selenopeltis Hawle & Corda, 1847]
Data retrieved on: 13 December 2015
EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1023973]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Selenopeltis Hawle & Corda, 1847]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019
EN Bruton D.L. (2008): A systematic revision of Selenopeltis (Trilobita: Odontopleuridae) with description of new material from the Ordovician Anti Atlas region, Morocco, Paläontologische Zeitschrift 82 (1): 1-16 [as Selenopeltis Hawle & Corda, 1847]
EN Jell P. A., Adrain J. M. (2002): Available generic names for trilobites, Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 48(2): 331-553. Brisbane. ISSN0079-8835. [as Selenopeltis HAWLE & CORDA, 1847]
Data retrieved on: 11 October 2011
EN Vaněk J., Valíček J. (2001): New index of the genera, subgenera and species of Barrandian trilobites. Part A-B (Cambrian and Ordovician) ver. 2013/09, Paleontologia Bohemiae vol. VII, Praha [as Selenopeltis Hawle et Corda, 1847]
Data retrieved on: 27 September 2013

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