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†family Wuaniidae Zhang and Yuan 1981 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Ptychopariida

PaleoDB taxon number: 227122

Full reference: W. T. Zhang and J. L. Yuan. 1981. Trilobites from the Hsuchuang Formation (lower Middle Cambrian) in western marginal parts of the North China Platform. Geological Society of America Special Paper 187:161-175

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

Sister taxa: Cambroproteus, Inouyiidae

Subtaxa: Houmaia, Jixianaspis, Megagraulos, Rencunia, Ruichengaspis, Wuania, Wuanoides, Wuhushania

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Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder