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†subfamily Hillyardininae Adrain and Westrop 2007 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Proetida - Hystricuridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 179780

Full reference: J. M. Adrain and S. R. Westrop. 2007. The hystricurid trilobite Metabowmania in the Lower Ordovician (Ibexian; Stairsian) of the Great Basin, Utah and Idaho, USA. Memoirs of the Association of Australasian Palaeontologists 34:227-242

Parent taxon: Hystricuridae according to J. M. Adrain and S. R. Westrop 2007

Sister taxa: Amblycranium, Etheridgaspis, Glabretina, Guizhouhystricurus, Hintzecurinae, Holubaspis, Hystricurinae, Millardicurus, Nyaya, Omuliovia, Paenebeltella, Parahystricurus, Paraplethopeltis, Psalikilopsis, Psalikilus, Rollia, Taoyuania, Tasmanaspis

Subtaxa: Hillyardina, Hyperbolochilus, Metabowmania, Pachycranium, Tanybregma

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Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder