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Megalaspides Brögger 1886 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Asaphida - Asaphidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 20053

Synonym: Lannacus Tjernvik 1956 (taxon 20018)

Parent taxon: Isotelinae according to O. A. Hoel 1999

Sister taxa: Fitzroyaspis, Golasaphus, Hoekaspis, Isoteloides, Isotelus, Megistaspis, Notopeltis

Subtaxa: Megalaspides dalecarlicus, Megalaspides nericiensis, Megalaspides striatellus

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Type: Megalaspis dalecarlicus

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder