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Stegnopsis Whittington 1965 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Asaphida - Asaphidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 20975

Full reference: H. B. Whittington. 1965. Trilobites of the Ordovician Table Head Formation, western Newfoundland. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 132(4):275-441

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

Sister taxa: Anataphrus, Araiocaris, Asaphellus, Asaphinae, Atopasaphus, Aulacoparia, Australopyge, Basilicus, Bellefontia, Birmanites, Bohemopyge, Brachyaspis, Branisaspis, Burminresia, Ekeraspis, Eoasaphus, Eoisotelus, Fuyunia, Gerasaphes, Gog, Griphasaphus, Guohongjunia, Hemigyraspis, Homotelus, Hunnebergia, Isabelinia, Isotelinae, Isoteloides, Kayseraspis, Klabavia, Kobayashia, Lachnostoma, Lapidaria, Liomegalaspides, Lisogorites, Megalaspidella, Megalaspides, Megistaspis, Merlinia, Nahannia, Nerudaspis, Nileoides, Niobe, Niobella, Niobides, Niobina, Niobinae, Nobiliasaphus, Norinia, Ogmasaphus, Ogygiinae, Ogyginus, Ogygiocarella, Ogygiocaris, Ogygites, Ogygitoides, Onchometopus, Parabellefontia, Paramegalaspis, Paratamdaspis, Penchiopsis, Plectasaphus, Presbynileus, Promegalaspides, Protopresbynileus, Pseudasaphus, Pseudoasaphus, Pseudobasilicus, Pseudogriphasaphus, Pseudogygites, Pseudomegalaspis, Psilocephalina, Ptychopyge, Ptychopyginae, Ptyocephalus, Sanbernardaspis, Schizophorus, Stenorhachis, Suriaspis, Thysanopyge, Trigonocerca, Trigonocercella, Vogdesia, Xenostegium, Zhenganites, Zuninaspis

Subtaxa: Stegnopsis erythragora, Stegnopsis huttoni, Stegnopsis solitarius, Stegnopsis wellingensis

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Type: Stegnopsis solitarius

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder