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Acidaspis Murchison 1839 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Lichida - Odontopleuridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 19777

Synonym: Pseudomonaspis Richter and Richter 1917 (taxon 177581)

Parent taxon: Odontopleurinae according to A. W. Owen 1981

Sister taxa: Anacaenaspis, Dalaspis, Diacanthaspis, Edgecombeaspis, Kettneraspis, Leonaspis, Odontopleura, Primaspis, Radiaspis

Subtaxa: Acidaspis (Glaphurus), Acidaspis aviensis, Acidaspis bispinosa, Acidaspis brightii, Acidaspis evoluta, Acidaspis laticapitata, Acidaspis pectinata, Acidaspis viruana

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Type: Acidaspis brightii

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore