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Griffithides Portlock 1843 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Proetida - Proetidae

Alternative spelling: Phillipsia (Griffithides)

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

Sister taxa: Aayemenaytcheia, Ameropiltonia, Analocaspis, Archegonus, Australokaskia, Basidechenella, Belgibole, Benesovella, Bollandia, Breviphillipsia, Carbonocoryphe, Carbonoproetus, Chaunoproetus, Chlupacula, Chuanqianoproetus, Comptonaspis, Conophillipsia, Cornuproetinae, Crassiproetus, Cyphinioides, Cyrtodechenella, Cyrtoproetus, Cyrtosymbole, Cyrtosymbolinae, Cystispina, Dechenella, Deltadechenella, Diacoryphe, Drevermannia, Drevermanniinae, Elimaproetus, Elliptophillipsia, Eocyphinium, Erbenaspis, Erbenites, Eremiproetinae, Exochops, Falcatoproetus, Fuscinipyge, Georhithronella, Gerastos, Globusia, Griffithidella, Haasia, 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, Paraproetus, Parvidumus, Pedinocoryphe, Pedinodechenella, Perexigupyge, Phillibole, Phillibolina, Philliboloides, Phillipsia, Piltonia, Plesiowensus, Podoliproetus, Praedechenella, Pragoproetus, Prantlia, Proetidellinae, Proetiella, Proetinae, Proetus, Pseudodechenella, Pseudodudu, Pseudoproetus, Pseudospatulina, Pseudowaribole, Pudoproetus, Reediella, Rhenogriffides, Richterella, Ryckholtia, Schaderthalaspis, Schizoproetina, Schizoproetoides, Schizoproetus, Semiproetus, Sevillia, Silesiops, Simaproetus, Spinibole, Spinibolops, Tawstockia, Tetinia, Thebanaspis, Thigriffides, Tropidocare, Tropidocoryphinae, Typhloproetus, Unguliproetus, Warburgellinae, Waribole, Weberides, Weyeraspis, Winiskia, Winterbergia, Witryides, Xenadoche, Xenocybe

Subtaxa: Griffithides (Griffithides), Griffithides (Metaphillipsia), Griffithides convexicaudatus, Griffithides pustulosus

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Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder