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Derikaspis Dean 1982 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Proasaphiscidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 96094

Full reference: W. T. Dean. 1982. Middle Cambrian trilobites from the Sosnik Formation, Derik-Mardin district, south-eastern Turkey . Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Geology Series 36(1):1-41

Parent taxon: Proasaphiscidae according to P. A. Jell and J. M. Adrain 2003

Sister taxa: Atilayus, Chelidonocephalus, Daopingia, Eymekops, Gangdeeria, Grandioculus, Guankouia, Hadraspis, Heyelingella, Honanaspis, Honania, Hundwarella, Iranoleesia, Jiangsuia, Jiubaspis, Jixianella, Kutsingocephalus, Lioparella, Luonanocephalus, Manchuriella, Maotunia, Memmatella, Miaobanpoia, Plectrocrania, Proasaphiscina, Proasaphiscus, Pseudanomocarina, Shanxiella, Sudanomocarina, Szeaspis, Tankhella, Wolfartius, Yujinia, Zhongtiaoshanaspis

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore