Temporal range: Lower Mississippian–Middle Permian
Phillipsiidae is a family of proetid trilobites, the various genera of which comprise some of the very last of the trilobites, with a range that extended from the Kinderhookian epoch of the Lower Mississippian, to the Guadalupian epoch of the Middle Permian.
Phillipsiidae is sometimes defined as a subfamily, "Phillipsiinae," and usually placed within the family Proetidae. Jell & Adrain (2003) went so far as to lump Phillipsiidae into the family Proetidae, however other workers since like Lerosey-Aubril and Feist (2005) have continued to recognize Phillipsiidae as a distinct and separate family within Proetida.
The following genera are included, divided among six subfamilies:
- Phillipsia (type genus)
- Bresinski, David K 2000. Lower Mississippian Trilobites from Southern New Mexico. Jour. Paleontology V74(6), 1043-1965
- Phillipsiidae - Paleodb 9/2/11
- Proetida fact sheet
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