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Ogygiocaris Angelin 1854 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Protostomia

PaleoDB taxon number: 20091

Synonyms: Araiocaris Pribyl and Vanek 1980 (no. 155001), Ogygiocarella Harrinton and Leanza 1957 (no. 20090)

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

Sister taxa: Anataphrus, Asaphellus, Asaphinae, Atopasaphus, Aulacoparia, Australopyge, Basilicus, Bellefontia, Birmanites, Bohemopyge, Brachyaspis, Branisaspis, Burminresia, Ectenaspis, Emanuelaspis, Eoasaphus, Eoisotelus, Fuyunia, Gerasaphes, Griphasaphus, Guohongjunia, Hemigyraspis, Homotelus, Hunnebergia, Isabelinia, Isotelinae, Kayseraspis, Klabavia, Kobayashia, Lachnostoma, Liomegalaspides, Lisogorites, Lycophron, Megalaspidella, Merlinia, Metaptychopyge, Mioptychopyge, Nahannia, Nerudaspis, Nileoides, Ningkianites, Niobella, Niobides, Niobina, Niobinae, Nobiliasaphus, Norasaphus, Norinia, Ogmasaphus, Ogygiinae, Ogyginus, Ogygites, Ogygitoides, Onchometopus, Parabellefontia, Paramegalaspis, Paratamdaspis, Penchiopsis, Plectasaphus, Presbynileus, Priceaspis, Promegalaspidinae, Proscharyia, Protopresbynileus, Protoptychopyge, Pseudoasaphus, Pseudogriphasaphus, Pseudogygites, Psilocephalina, Ptychopyge, Ptychopyginae, Ptyocephalus, Sanbernardaspis, Schizophorus, Stegnopsis, Stenorhachis, Suriaspis, Thysanopyge, Trigonocerca, Trigonocercella, Vogdesia, Xenostegium, Zhenganites, Zuninaspis

Subtaxa: Ogygiocarella debuchana, Ogygiocaris araiorhachis, Ogygiocaris concentrica, Ogygiocaris dilatata, Ogygiocaris iruyensis, Ogygiocaris sarsi, Ogygiocaris striolata

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Type: Trilobus dilatatus

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder