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Proasaphiscina Zhang et al. 1980 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Proasaphiscidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 224134

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: Proasaphiscidae according to Y. H. Lu and Z. L. Zhu 2001

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

Subtaxa: Proasaphiscina mantoushanensis, Proasaphiscina monanensis, Proasaphiscina quadrata, Proasaphiscina taosigouensis

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Type: Proasaphiscina quadrata

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore