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Poriplethopeltis Yuan and Yin 1998 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Plethopeltidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 225405

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: Plethopeltidae according to J. L. Yuan and G. Z. Yin 1998

Sister taxa: Arapahoia, Exigua, Koldinia, Koldiniella, Kuljumbina, Kulyumbopeltis, Leiocoryphe, Meniscocoryphe, Notaiella, Plethopeltides, Plethopeltis, Plethopeltoides, Pseudokoldinella, Samgonus, Stenopilus, Tolstotchichaspis

Subtaxa: Poriplethopeltis sinensis

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Type: Poriplethopeltis sinensis

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore