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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: Trilobita according to J. M. Adrain 2011

Sister taxa: Abakanopleura, Acantholenus, Acrohybus, Aglagalia, Agnostida, Agraulaeva, Aguaraya, Aidarella, Aldonaiidae, Alomataspis, Altajaharpes, Amechilus, Amgaspididae, Amginouyia, Ampellatocephalina, Anacopodia, Anomocarellidae, Antagmidae, Antagmopleura, Antatlaeva, Asaphida, Atopidae, Aulacopleurida, Auritamidae, Avalonia, Avascutellum, Avoninidae, Barklyella, Bathynotellus, Bathynotidae, Beikedamaspis, Bergerolimbus, Bicornipyge, Blayacina, Bondarevites, Brevitermierella, Bridgeia, Carmon, Catadoxides, Chakasskia, Changshaniidae, Chinensis, Chondroparia, Conoides, Cornovica, Corynexochida, Costonia, Crossoura, Curiaspis, Cuyanaspis, Cyclolenzellina, Dalmanites troosti, Deltacare, Dikelocephalidae, Edganocare, Ellipsocephaloididae, Ellipsuella, Ellsaspis, Entomostracites, Entsyna, Eodiscida, Eosaukia, Erbenochile, Esseigania, Eulomella, Eutrilobita, Fabulaspis, Folliceps, Fritzaspis, Galahetes, Gentilapsis, Gigmpeltis, Gigoutella, Giordanella, Goycoia, Hamashania, Harpetida, Harpida, Harpididae, Hercantyx, Hicksia, Holocephalinidae, Howelluella, Ignotogregatidae, Indigestus, Indiligens, Ishpella, Isocolidae, Issafenia, Issafeniella, Ityophoridae, Jamrogiidae, Jonotus, Jubileia, Judaiella, Juriietella, Kamlacus, Kanfuqingia, Kerbinella, Kinsabia, Knechtelia, Kolpura, Kujandina, Leptopilus, Levisia, Libristoma, Lichida, Liriamnica, Llanoaspididae, Lomsucaspis, Lotosoides, Loxonepea, Loxopeltis, Lusampa, Mannschreckia, Mapaniidae, Mataninella, Mecophrys, Megalaspidicus, Megalurites, Meisterella, Meneghinella, Metapopristis, Missisquoiidae, Monkaspididae, Moretarva, Namanoiidae, Naraoiida, Neomalungia, Nepeidae, Ninaspis, Norina, Odontopleurida, Ogygiocaridinae, Olenellida, Olenida, Onchonotopsidae, Opisthoparia, Ordosiidae, Orictocara, Orienturus, Otekmaspis, Otenaspella, Oxygonaspis, Paichiashania, Palaeolentus, Paleoaethia, Palmeraspis, Paraplagiura, Paraplesiograulos, Pararania, Peculicephalina, Perissopyge, Phacopida, Phylacteridae, Piliolites, Planolimbus, Pliomerellus, Poculicephalina, Polycyrtaspididae, Proetida, Proparia, Pseudoacicaudus, Pseudoclelandia, Pseudocrecephalaspina, Pseudoliostracina, Pseudosalteria, Pseudotermierella, Ptyttstrigis, Punctaspis, Redlichaspis, Redlichiida, Remopleuridacea, Repinaella, Resseria, Resseropsis, Rochaeva, Rowia, Sailycaspis, Sarkiidae, Scutelluidae, Sectigena, Selenocoryphe, Serksia, Serksioides, Sibiriopeltis, Smeathenia, Sphaerocare, Spizharaspis, Stittaspis, Sunaspididae, Tadakoustia, Taidonorus, Taplimella, Tazemmourtia, Thymurus, Tongxingaspis, Toxotis, Trapezocephalina, Trilobus, Trinia, Tuyunaspis, Ullaspis, Ulrickaspis, Utiidae, Validaspis, Volonellus, Westergardia, Whittardolithus, Winsteria, Zigzuella

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

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Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder