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Ruichengaspis Zhang et al. 1980 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Wuaniidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 227125

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: Wuaniidae according to P. A. Jell and J. M. Adrain 2003

Sister taxa: Houmaia, Jixianaspis, Megagraulos, Rencunia, Wuania, Wuanoides, Wuhushania

Subtaxa: Ruichengaspis mirabilis, Ruichengaspis neimengguensis, Ruichengaspis regularis

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Type: Ruichengaspis mirabilis

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder