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†subfamily Pterocephaliinae Palmer 1960 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Asaphida - Pterocephaliidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 235599

Full reference: A. R. Palmer. 1960. Trilobites of the Upper Cambrian Dunderberg Shale, Eureka District, Nevada. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 334-C:53-107

Parent taxon: Pterocephaliidae according to A. R. Palmer 1960

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

Subtaxa: Cernuolimbus, Pterocephalia

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Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder