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Period: Middle Ordovician
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Period: 472 million to 461 million years ago.

Fishes (7)

Upper limit:

Scolopodus (Genus) Pander, 1856

Entire range:

Icriodella (Genus) Rhodes, 1953

Phragmodus (Genus)

Rhipidognathus (Genus) Branson, Mehl & Branson, 1951

Lower limit:

Hibbardellina (Order)

Within limits:

Conodonta (Superclass) Eichenberg, 1930 - conodonts

Distacodontina (Order)

Vertebrates (2)

Within limits:

Thelodonti (Superclass) - thelodonts

Vertebrata (Subphylum) Cuvier, 1812 - vertebrates

Echinoderms (36)

Upper limit:

Parablastoidea (Class)

Entire range:

Amygdalocystites (Genus) Billings, 1854

Carabocrinus (Genus) Billings, 1857

Cheirocystis (Genus) Paul, 1972

Cryptogoleus (Genus) Bell, 1976

Edrioblastoidea (Class)

Edriophus (Genus) Bell, 1976

Eumorphocystis (Genus) Branson & Peck, 1940

Foerstediscus (Genus) Bassler, 1935

Glyptocystella (Genus) Paul, 1972

Glyptocystites (Genus) Billings, 1854

Hybocrinus (Genus) Billings, 1857

Mitrocystella (Genus) Jaekel, 1901

Mitrocystites (Genus) Barrande, 1887

Platycystites (Genus) Miller, 1889

Pleurocystites (Genus) Billings, 1854

Lower limit:

Blastoidea (Class)

Cyclocystoidea (Class)

Flexibles (Subclass)

Within limits:

Asteroidea (Class) - sea stars

Camerates (Subclass)

Crinoidea (Class) - sea lilies and feather stars

Diploporita (Class)

Echinodermata (Phylum) Bruguière, 1789 - echinoderms

Edrioasteroidea (Class)

Eocrinoidea (Class)

Holothuroidea (Class) - sea cucumbers

Homalozoa (Subphylum) Whitehouse, 1941

Homoiostelea (Class) Gill & Caster, 1960

Inadunates (Subclass)

Ophiocistioidea (Class)

Ophiuroidea (Class) - brittle stars and basket stars

Paracrinoidea (Class)

Platyasterida (Order)

Rhombifera (Class)

Stylophora (Class) Gill & Caster, 1960 - stylophorans

Crustaceans (11)

Within limits:

Bairdia (Genus) McCoy, 1844

Branchiopoda (Class) Latreille, 1817 - branchiopods

Cephalocarida (Class) H.L. Sanders, 1955 - cephalocarids

Eurychilinidae (Family)

Leperditicopida (Order) Scott, 1961

Malacostraca (Class) Latreille, 1802

Myodocopida (Order) Sars, 1866

Ostracoda (Class) Latreille, 1802 - ostracods

Phyllocarida (Subclass) Packard, 1879 - leptostracans

Platycopida (Order) Sars, 1866

Podocopida (Order) (Sars, 1866) G.W. Müller, 1894

Arthropods (24)

Upper limit:

Illaenus (Genus) Dalman, 1827

Entire range:

Apianurus (Genus) Whittington, 1956

Bathyurus (Genus) Billings, 1859

Ceraurinella (Genus) Cooper, 1953

chasmataspidids ([unranked])

Cryptolithus (Genus) Green, 1832

Hoplolichas (Genus) Dames, 1877

Hoplolichas furcifer (Schmidt, 1885)

Remopleurides (Genus) Portlock, 1843

Sphaeragnostus similaris (Barrande, 1872)

Lower limit:

Cheirurina (Suborder)

Cheiruroidea (Superfamily)

Lichidae (Family)

Phacopida (Order) Salter, 1864

Progoneata ([unranked])

Within limits:

Agnostida (Order) Salter, 1864

Arthropoda (Phylum) von Siebold, 1848 - arthropods

Chasmataspidida (Order) Caster & Brooks, 1956

Chelicerata (Superclass)

Naraoia (Genus) Walcott, 1912

Naraoiidae (Family) Walcott, 1912

Nektaspida (Order) Raymond, 1920 - nektaspids

Xiphosura (Class) Latreille, 1802 - horseshoe crabs

Xiphosurida (Order) Latreille, 1802

Molluscs (43)

Upper limit:

Eopteria (Genus) Billings, 1865

Ribeiria (Genus)

Tolmachovia (Genus)

Entire range:

Alococoncha (Genus) Pojeta & Gilbert-Tomlinson, 1977

Babinka (Genus) Perner, 1881

Babinka prima

Cardiolaria (Genus) Munier-Chalmas, 1876

Ctenodonta (Genus) Salter, 1852

Cyrtodonta (Genus) Billings, 1858

Deceptrix (Genus) Fuchs, 1919

Eopteria trilobata Kobayashi, 1934

Johnmartinia (Genus) Pojeta & Gilbert-Tomlinson, 1977

Modiolodon (Genus)

Myocaris (Genus)

Palaeopteria (Genus) Whiteaves, 1897

Redonia (Genus) Rouault, 1851

Rhytiodentalium (Genus) (Pojeta & Runnegar, 1979)

Tancrediopsis (Genus) Beushausen, 1895

Vanuxemia (Genus) Billings, 1858

Lower limit:

Cuneamya (Genus) Hall & Whitfield, 1875

Hippocardia (Genus) Brown, 1843

Ischyrinia (Genus) Billings, 1866

Lyrodesma (Genus) Conrad, 1841

Scaphopoda (Class) Bronn, 1862 - tusk shells

Within limits:

Actinoceratoidea (Subclass)

Bivalvia (Class) Linnaeus, 1758 - bivalves

Bransonia (Genus) Pojeta & Runnegar, 1976

Cephalopoda (Class) Cuvier, 1795 - cephalopods

Conocardioida (Order) Neumayr, 1891

Cyclonema (Genus) Hall, 1852

Cyrtonellida (Order) Horny, 1963

Endoceratoidea (Subclass)

Gastropoda (Class) Cuvier, 1795 - snails and slugs

Hyolithida (Order) Matthew, 1899

Mimospira (Genus) Perner, 1925

Mollusca (Phylum) Linnaeus, 1758 - molluscs

Nautiloidea (Subclass) Agassiz, 1847

Nautilus (Genus) Linnaeus, 1758

Onychochilina (Suborder)

Pinnocaris (Genus)

Ribeirioida (Order) Kobayashi, 1933

Rostroconchia (Class) Pojeta et al., 1972

Technophorus (Genus) Miller, 1889

Annelids (3)

Entire range:

Trentonia (Genus) Pickerill & Forbes, 1978

Within limits:

Annelida (Phylum) Lamarck, 1809 - segmented worms

Polychaeta (Class) Grube, 1850 - polychaetes

Sponges (36)

Entire range:

Brachiospongia digitata (Owen)

Pseudostylodictyon (Genus) Ozaki, 1938

Receptaculites oweni Hall

Lower limit:

Haplistiidae (Family) de Laubenfels, 1955

Stromatoporoidea (Class) Nicholson & Murie, 1878

Within limits:

Amphidiscophora (Subclass) Schulze, 1886

Amphidiscosida (Order) Schrammen, 1924

Anthaspidellidae (Family) Miller, 1889

Astraeospongiidae (Family) Miller, 1889

Astylospongiidae (Family) Zittel, 1877

Brachiospongiidae (Family) Beecher, 1889

Calcarea (Class) Bowerbank, 1864 - calcareous sponges

Chiastoclonellidae (Family) Rauff, 1895

Choiidae (Family) de Laubenfels, 1955

Clionaidae (Family) d'Orbigny, 1851

Cnemidiastridae (Family) Schrammen, 1924

Demospongiae (Class) Sollas, 1885 - demosponges

Dictyospongiidae (Family) Hall & Clarke, 1898

Dictyospongioidea (Superfamily) Hall & Clarke, 1899

Dierespongioidea (Superfamily) Rigby & Gutschick 1976

Hadromerida (Order) Topsent, 1894

Hexactinellida (Class) Schmidt, 1870 - hexactinellids

Hexasterophora (Subclass) Schulze, 1886

Hintzespongiidae (Family) Finks, 1983

Hintzespongioidea (Superfamily) Finks, 1983

Lyssacinosida (Order) Zittel, 1877

Piraniidae (Family) de Laubenfels, 1955

Porifera (Phylum) Grant, 1836 - sponges

Protospongiidae (Family) Hinde, 1887

Protospongioidea (Superfamily) Hinde, 1887

Reticulosa (Order) Reid, 1958

Rhizomorina (Suborder) Zittel, 1895

Sphaerocladina (Suborder) Schrammen, 1910

Stromatopora (Genus) Goldfuss, 1826

Tetracladina (Suborder) Zittel, 1878

Verongida (Order) Bergquist, 1978

Invertebrates (100)

Entire range:

Conchopeltis (Genus) Walcott, 1879

Conularia (Genus) Miller, in Sowerby, 1820

Corynotrypa (Genus) Bassler, 1911

Streptelasma corniculum Hall

Tetradium fibratum Safford

Lower limit:

Ancistrorhynchoidea (Superfamily)

Crustoidea (Order)

Heliolitida (Order)

Lissatrypoidea (Superfamily)

Rugosa (Order) Milne-Edwards & Haime, 1850

Within limits:

Acrotretida (Order) Kuhn, 1949

Acrotretoidea (Superfamily)

Anazygidina (Suborder)

Anazygoidea (Superfamily)

Anthozoa (Class) Ehrenberg, 1831

Atrypida (Order)

Billingsellida (Order)

Brachiopoda (Phylum) Duméril, 1806 - brachiopods

Bryozoa (Phylum) Ehrenberg, 1831 - bryozoans

Camerelloidea (Superfamily)

Chileata (Class)

Climacograptus (Genus)

Cnidaria (Phylum) Hatschek, 1888 - cnidarians

Conulariida (Order) Miller & Gurley, 1896

Conulata (Class) Moore & Harrington, 1956

Craniata (Class) Williams, Carlson, Brunton, Holmer & Popov, 1996

Craniida (Order) Waagen, 1885

Craniidae (Family) Menke, 1828

Craniiformea (Subphylum) Popov, Bassett, Holmer & Laurie, 1993

Cranioidea (Superfamily) Menke, 1828

Craniopsida (Order) Gorjansky & Popov, 1985

Craniopsidae (Family) Williams, 1963

Craniopsoidea (Superfamily) Williams, 1963

Ctenophora (Phylum) Eschscholtz, 1829 - comb jellies

Cystoporata (Order)

Dalmanellidina (Suborder)

Dalmanelloidea (Superfamily)

Dendroidea (Order)

Discinidae (Family)

Discinoidea (Superfamily)

Enteletoidea (Superfamily)

Eurypterida (Order) Burmeister, 1843 - eurypterids

Glyptograptus (Genus) Lapworth, 1873

Glyptorthis (Genus) Foerste, 1912

Graptolithina (Class)

Graptoloidea (Order)

Hemichordata (Phylum) Bateson, 1885 - hemichordates

Hydrozoa (Class) Owen, 1843

Hyolithes (Genus) Eichwald, 1840

Lingulata (Class)

Lingulida (Order) Waagen, 1885

Linguliformea (Subphylum)

Linguloidea (Superfamily) Menke, 1828

Lissatrypidina (Suborder)

Lobopodia (Phylum) Snodgrass, 1938 - lobopodians

Monoplacophora (Class) Odhner, 1940 - monoplacophorans

Obolidae (Family)

Orthida (Order) Schuchert & Cooper, 1932

Orthidina (Suborder)

Orthoidea (Superfamily)

Orthotetida (Order)

Orthotetidina (Suborder)

Orthotheca (Genus)

Orthothecida (Order) Marek, 1966

Paterinata (Class)

Paterinida (Order)

Paterinoidea (Superfamily)

Pentamerida (Order)

Platystrophia (Genus) King, 1850

Plectambonitoidea (Superfamily)

Plectorthoidea (Superfamily)

Polyplacophora (Class) Blainville, 1816 - chitons

Porambonitoidea (Superfamily)

Protorthida (Order)

Pterobranchia (Class) - pterobranchs

Punctatrypoidea (Superfamily)

Pycnogonida (Class) Latreille, 1810 - pycnogonids

Rhynchonellata (Class)

Rhynchonellida (Order)

Rhynchonelliformea (Subphylum)

Rostricellula (Genus) Ulrich & Cooper, 1942

Scyphozoa (Class) - jellyfish

Siphonotretida (Order)

Siphonotretidae (Family)

Siphonotretoidea (Superfamily)

Skenidioidea (Superfamily) Kozlowski, 1929

Stenolaemata (Class)

Strophomenata (Class)

Strophomenida (Order) Opik, 1934

Strophomenoidea (Superfamily)

Syntrophiidina (Suborder)

Tabulata (Order)

Trepostomata (Order) Ulrich, 1882

Trimerellida (Order)

Trimerelloidea (Superfamily)

Triplesiidina (Suborder)

Triplesioidea (Superfamily)

Tuboidea (Order)

Tubuliporata (Order)

Zoantharia (Subclass)

Animals (2)

Within limits:

Animalia (Kingdom) Linnaeus, 1758 - animals

Chordata (Phylum) Bateson, 1885 - chordates

Fungi (1)

Within limits:

Fungi (Kingdom) R.T. Moore (1980) - fungi

Algae (9)

Within limits:

Baltisphaeridium (Genus) Eisenack, 1958 ex Eisenack, 1959

Cymatiosphaera multisepta Deunff (1955)

Dasycladaceae (Family) Kützing (1843)

Dasycladales (Order) Pascher (1931)

Dorsennidium (Genus) Wicander, 1974

Dorsennidium europaeum (Stockmans & Willière, 1960) Sarjeant & Stancliffe (1994)

Dorsennidium europaeum subsp. europaeum (Stockmans & Willière, 1960) Sarjeant & Stancliffe (1994)

Dorsennidium europaeum subsp. wenlockianum (Downie, 1959 ex Wall & Downie, 1963) Sarjeant & Stancliffe (1994)

Leiofusa (Genus) Eisenack, 1938

Protozoa (46)

Upper limit:

Eremochitininae (Subfamily) Paris, 1981

Pellichitina (Genus) Achab, Asselin & Soufiane, 1993

Pellichitininae (Subfamily) Achab, Asselin & Soufiane, 1993

Sagenachitina (Genus) Jenkins, 1970

Siphonochitina (Genus) Jenkins, 1967

Velatachitina (Genus) Poumot, 1968

Velatachitininae (Subfamily) Achab, Asselin & Soufiane, 1993

Entire range:

Baltochitina (Genus) Paris & Grahn, 1999

Lower limit:

Acanthochitina (Genus) Eisenack, 1931

Armoricochitina (Genus) Paris, 1981

Eisenackitina (Genus) Jansonius, 1964

Eisenackitininae (Subfamily) Paris, 1981

Hercochitina (Genus) Jansonius, 1964

Linochitina (Genus) Eisenack, 1968

Margachitininae (Subfamily) Paris, 1981

Ordochitina (Genus) Achab, Asselin & Soufiane, 1993

Pistillachitina (Genus) Taugourdeau, 1966

Pogonochitina (Genus) Taugourdeau, 1961

Pogonochitininae (Subfamily) Paris, Grahn, Nestor & Lakova, 1999

Pterochitina (Genus) Eisenack, 1955

Pterochitininae (Subfamily) Paris, 1981

Saharochitina (Genus) Paris & Grahn, 1999

Within limits:

Acritarcha (Group) Evitt, 1963 - acritarchs

Belonechitina (Genus) Jansonius, 1964

Belonechitininae (Subfamily) Paris, 1981

Bursachitina (Genus) Taugourdeau, 1966

Calpichitina (Genus) Wilson & Hedlund, 1964

Chitinozoa Eisenack, 1931 - chitinozoans

Conochitina (Genus) Eisenack, 1931

Conochitinidae (Family) Eisenack, 1931

Conochitininae (Subfamily) Eisenack, 1931

Cyathochitina (Genus) Eisenack,1955

Cyathochitininae (Subfamily) Paris, 1981

Desmochitina (Genus) Eisenack, 1931

Desmochitinidae (Family) Eisenack, 1931

Desmochitininae (Subfamily) Eisenack, 1931

Euconochitina (Genus) Taugourdeau, 1966

Lagenochitina (Genus) Eisenack, 1931

Lagenochitinidae (Family) Eisenack, 1931

Lagenochitininae (Subfamily) Eisenack, 1931

Operculatifera (Order) Eisenack, 1931

Paleodictyon (Genus) Menghini, 1850

Prosomatifera (Order) Eisenack, 1972

Spirotrichea (Class) Bütschli, 1889

Tanuchitina (Genus) Jansonius, 1964

Tanuchitininae (Subfamily) Paris, 1981

Eukaryotes (1)

Within limits:

Eukaryota (Domain) Chatton, 1925 - eukaryotes

Prokaryotes (1)

Within limits:

Cyanobacteria (Phylum) (ex Stanier 1974) Cavalier-Smith 2002 - cyanobacteria

Organisms (1)

Within limits:

Biota ([unranked])

Geological regions (50)

Within limits:

Aldan Shield (Geologic province)

Anabar Shield ([unranked])

Arabian-Nubian Shield ([unranked])

Baikal Fold Belt ([unranked])

Baltic Shield ([unranked])

Cameroon N'tem Complex ([unranked])

Central Africa Craton ([unranked])

Chaillu Craton ([unranked])

Committee Bay Block ([unranked])

Congo Craton ([unranked])

Ethiopian Block ([unranked])

Gondwana ([unranked]) E. Suess, 1861

Greenland Shield (Geologic province)

Guapore Craton ([unranked])

Guiana Shield ([unranked])

Indian Shield (Geologic province)

Kaapvaal Craton ([unranked])

Kaminak Group ([unranked])

Kasaï Craton ([unranked])

Labrador Shield ([unranked])

Laurentia ([unranked])

Litchfield Complex ([unranked])

Luis Alves Massif ([unranked])

Madagascar Craton ([unranked])

Man Shield ([unranked])

Nanambu Complex ([unranked])

Pilbara Block (Geologic province)

Reguibat Shield ([unranked])

Rio de la Plata Craton ([unranked])

Rio de la Plata Massif ([unranked])

Rul Jungle Complex ([unranked])

São Francisco Craton ([unranked])

Sayan Fold Belt ([unranked])

Scottish Shield ([unranked])

Sebakwe Proto-Craton ([unranked])

Slave Craton ([unranked])

Slave Province ([unranked])

Superior Craton ([unranked])

Superior Province ([unranked])

Tanzanian Craton ([unranked])

Tarim Craton ([unranked])

Tuareg Shield ([unranked])

Ukrainian Shield (Geologic province)

West African Craton ([unranked])

Wyoming Province ([unranked])

Yangtze Craton ([unranked])

Yienisei Fold Belt ([unranked])

Yilgarn Block (Geologic province)

Zambian Block ([unranked])

Zimbabwe Craton ([unranked])

Geological entities (4)

Within limits:

Iapetus Ocean ([unranked])

Khanty Ocean ([unranked])

Napier Complex ([unranked]) (Antarctica)

Proto-Tethys Ocean ([unranked])

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