Trisha Shetty

Encrinuridae

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Kingdom  Animalia
Phylum  Arthropoda
Rank  Family
Scientific name  Encrinuridae
Higher classification  Phacopida
Order  Phacopida
Encrinuridae
Similar  Trilobite, Encrinurus, Cheiruridae, Phacopida, Balizoma

Encrinuridae is a family of trilobite within the order Phacopida that lived in what would be Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, and South America from the middle Ordovician to the early Devonian from 479 to 412.3 million years ago, existing for approximately 66.7 million years.

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Taxonomy

Encrinuridae was named by Angelin (1854). It was assigned to Phacopida by Edgecombe (1994). It contains the following genera:

Fossil distribution

Fossils were found in strata dating from the Arenig to Lochkovian ages. Locations were varied and stretched from Florentine Valley, Tasmania to Xinjiang Province, China to Will County, Illinois.

References

Encrinuridae Wikipedia


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