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†family Proetidae Salter 1864 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Proetida

PaleoDB taxon number: 56726

Parent taxon: Proetida according to R. A. Fortey and D. L. Bruton 2013

Sister taxa: Aceroproetus, Acetopeltis, Appendicysta, Aprathia, Ascopeltis, Aulacopleuridae, Aulacopleuroidea, Bailielloides, Bapingaspis, Bathyuridae, Bitumulina, Bolivicrania, Boliviproetus, Borealia, Calybole, Cammingella, Camsellia, Ceratoproetus, Chauffouraspis, Clavibole, Coignops, Constantina, Daihuaia, Dechenellurus, Devonocoryphe, Devonoproetus, Dimeropygidae, Dohmiella, Dudu, Eocyrtosymbole, Eoproetus, Erbenicoryphe, Eudechenella, Evagena, Formonia, Frithjofia, Ganinella, Gapeevella, Gitarra, Gonioteloides, Gracemerea, Hanjiangaspis, Helioproetoides, Hexianella, Holotrachelidae, Huanoproetus, Humeia, Humilogriffithides, Hypaproetus, Karginella, Kegeliella, Khalfinella, Kinderlania, Kolymoproetus, Kulmiella, Langgonbole, Linguaproetus, Lophiokephalion, Mahaiella, Merebolina, Monodechella, Moravocoryphe, Niachangella, Oehlertia, Oidalaproetus, Pachyproetus, Palaeophillipsia, Panarchaegonus, Parachaunoproetus, Paradechenella, Parafrithjofia, Paragriffithides, Parapalebralia, Parawarburgella, Particeps, Paryfenus, Perakaspis, Perliproetus, Phaselops, Phyllaspis, Platyantyx, Pontipalpebralia, Prodiacoryphe, Proetocephalus, Proetoidea, Proscharyia, Pseudogerastos, Pterocoryphe, Pulcherproetus, Pusillaboles, Quyuania, Radonia, Richteraspis, Scharyiidae, Schizophillipsia, Sinobole, Skemmatocare, Sperginaspis, Tayanaella, Tcherkesovia, Tekinia, Telephinidae, Thalabaria, Tropidocoryphidae, Tschernyschewiella, Vandergrachtia, Vitaella, Wagnerispina, Waideggula, Weberiphillipsia, Xenoboloides, Xenodechenella, Xiangzhongella, Yanshanaspis, Yichangaspis, Zhegangula

Subtaxa: Aayemenaytcheia, Ameropiltonia, Analocaspis, Archegonus, Australokaskia, Basidechenella, Belgibole, Benesovella, Bohemiproetus, Bollandia, Breviphillipsia, Carbonocoryphe, Carbonoproetus, Chaunoproetus, Chlupacula, Chuanqianoproetus, Comptonaspis, Conophillipsia, Cornuproetinae, Crassiproetus, Cyphinioides, Cyrtodechenella, Cyrtoproetus, Cyrtosymbolinae, Cystispina, Dechenella, Deltadechenella, Diacoryphe, Drevermannia, Drevermanniinae, Elimaproetus, Elliptophillipsia, Engelomorrisia, Eocyphinium, Erbenaspis, Erbenites, Eremiproetinae, Exochops, Falcatoproetus, Fuscinipyge, Georhithronella, Gerastos, Globusia, Griffithidella, Hamiroproetus, Hassiabole, Hedstroemia, Helioproetus, Helokybe, Hesslerides, Hunanoproetus, Kaskia, Keidelia, Kollarcephalus, Lacunoporaspis, Latiglobusia, Latiproetus, Linguaphillipsia, Liobole, Liobolina, Longiproetus, Lugalella, Luojiashania, Mannopyge, Menorcaspis, Microspatulina, Mirabole, Monodechenella, Moschoglossis, Myoproetus, Nitidocare, Nunnaspis, Orbitoproetus, Ormistoniella, Osmolskia, Paladin, Palpebralina, Panibole, Paraglobusia, Parvidumus, Pedinocoryphe, Pedinodechenella, Perexigupyge, Phaseolops, Phillibole, Phillibolina, Philliboloides, Phillipsia, Piltonia, Plesiowensus, Podoliproetus, Praedechenella, Pragoproetus, Prantlia, Proetidellinae, Proetiella, Proetinae, Proetus, Pseudodechenella, Pseudodudu, Pseudoproetus, Pseudospatulina, Pseudowaribole, Pudoproetus, Reediella, Rhenocynproetus, Rhenogriffides, Richterella, Ryckholtia, Schaderthalaspis, Schizoproetina, Schizoproetoides, Schizoproetus, Semiproetus, Sevillia, Silesiops, Simaproetus, Skemmatopyge, Spatulata, Spinibole, Spinibolops, Tawstockia, Tetinia, Thebanaspis, Thigriffides, Triproetus, Tropidocare, Tropidocoryphinae, Typhloproetus, Unguliproetus, Warburgellinae, Waribole, Weberides, Weyeraspis, Winiskia, Winterbergia, Witryides, Xenadoche, Xenocybe, Yuanjia

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Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder