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Temporal range: BotomianDresbachian
Athabaskia bithus - National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo - DSC07753.JPG
Athabaskia bithus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Trilobita
Order: Corynexochida
Suborder: Corynexochina
Family: Dolichometopidae
Walcott, 1916

Dolichometopidae is a family of trilobites that lived in the Cambrian, from the lower Botomian to the Dresbachian.[1] It contains the following genera:[2]


  1. ^ J. John Sepkoski, Jr. (1992). "Taxonomy and stratigraphic ranges of animal families in the Vendian and Cambrian: data and analytical results for Section 11.4". In J. William Schopf & Cornelis Klein. The Proterozoic biosphere: a multidisciplinary study. Cambridge University Press. pp. 1171–1184. ISBN 978-0-521-36615-1. 
  2. ^ S. M. Gon III. "Order Corynexochida". Retrieved November 17, 2010.