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Yangweizhouia Yuan and Yin 1998 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Asaphida - Pterocephaliidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 225397

Full reference: J. L. Yuan and G. Z. Yin. 1998. New polymerid trilobites from the Chefu Formation in early Late Cambrian of eastern Guizhou. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 37(2):137-172

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

Sister taxa: Anechocephalus, Beigongia, Bromella, Cilia, Dikelocephalites, Housia, Labiostrella, Metachangshania, Morosa, Parahousia, Paramaladioidella, Pauciella, Pedinocephalites, Pelicephalus, Plesiocilia, Prehousia, Proapatokephaloides, Prodikelocephalites, Protemnites, Pseudaphelaspis, Pterocephaliinae, Pulchricapitus, Sigmocheilus, Strigambitus, Tumicephalus, Uxunella, Yingziaspis

Subtaxa: Yangweizhouia carinata

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Type: Yangweizhouia carinata

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder