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Ptyctolorenzella Zhang et al. 1980 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Lorenzellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 224124

Full reference: W. Zhang, H. Lin, H. Wu and J. Yuan. 1980. Cambrian stratigraphy and trilobite fauna from the Zhongtiao Mountains, southern Shanxi. Memoirs of Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology 16:39-110

Parent taxon: Lorenzellidae according to Z. Zhou and Y. Zhen 2008

Sister taxa: Inouyops, Jinnania, Lorenzella, Porilorenzella, Pseudolorenzella

Subtaxa: Ptyctolorenzella rugosa, Ptyctolorenzella xuzhuangensis

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Type: Ptyctolorenzella rugosa

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore