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Asaphus Brongniart 1822 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Asaphida - Asaphidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 19864

Parent taxon: Asaphinae according to A. W. Owen and D. L. Bruton 1980

Sister taxa: Dolerobasilicus, Ogygitella

Subtaxa: Asaphus (Asaphus), Asaphus (Neoasaphus), Asaphus (Onchometopus)

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Type: Asaphus ludibundus

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder