Heliomeroides

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Heliomeroides
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Trilobita
Order: Phacopida
Family: Cheiruridae
Genus: Heliomeroides
Evitt, 1951

Heliomeroides is a trilobite in the order Phacopida (family Cheiruridae), that existed during the upper Ordovician in what is now the United States. It was described by Evitt in 1951, and the type species is Heliomeroides teres. The type locality was the Lincolnshire Formation in Virginia.[1]

Species[edit]

  • Heliomeroides alacer Whittington, 1963
  • Heliomeroides evitti Baldis & Pothe, 1995
  • Heliomeroides freschaufae Chatterton, 1980
  • Heliomeroides raymondi (Bradley, 1930) - Originally assigned to Heliomera, and later moved to its current genus by Evitt in 1951.
  • Heliomeroides teres Evitt, 1951 - Type species.
  • Heliomeroides treta Evitt, 1951

References[edit]

  1. ^ Available Generic Names for Trilobites P.A. Jell and J.M. Adrain.

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