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†superfamily Acastoidea Reijers 1972 (trilobite)

Trilobita

PaleoDB taxon number: 57300

Full reference: T. J. A. Reijers. 1972. Facies and diagenesis of the Devonian Portilla Limestone Formation between the River Esla and the embalse de la Luna, Cantabrian Mountains, Spain. Leidse Geologische Mededelingen 47(2):163-249

Parent taxon: Phacopina according to J. M. Adrain 2011

Sister taxa: Dalmanitoidea, Diaphanometopidae, Phacopoidea, Prosopiscidae

Subtaxa: Acastidae, Calmoniidae

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Type: Acastidae

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore