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Jiubaspis Zhang et al. 1980 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Proasaphiscidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 182224

Full reference: W. T. Zhang, Y. H. Lu, Z. L. Zhu, Y. Y. Qian, H. L. Lin, Z. Zhou, S. Zhang and J. L. Yuan. 1980. Cambrian trilobite faunas of southwestern China. Palaeontologia Sinica, new series B 16:1-497

Parent taxon: Proasaphiscidae according to P. A. Jell and J. M. Adrain 2003

Sister taxa: Atilayus, Chelidonocephalus, Daopingia, Derikaspis, Eymekops, Gangdeeria, Grandioculus, Guankouia, Hadraspis, Heyelingella, Honanaspis, Honania, Hundwarella, Iranoleesia, Jiangsuia, Jixianella, Kutsingocephalus, Lioparella, Luonanocephalus, Manchuriella, Maotunia, Memmatella, Miaobanpoia, Plectrocrania, Proasaphiscina, Proasaphiscus, Pseudanomocarina, Shanxiella, Sudanomocarina, Szeaspis, Tankhella, Wolfartius, Yujinia, Zhongtiaoshanaspis

Subtaxa: Jiubaspis brevica, Jiubaspis longus

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Type: Jiubaspis longus

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore