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†order Proetida Fortey and Owens 1975 (trilobite)

Trilobita

Parent taxon: Trilobita according to B. D. E. Chatterton and D. G. Perry 1977

Sister taxa: Abakanopleura, Acanthocephalus, Acantholenus, Acastoidea, Acrohybus, Adelogonus, Aglagalia, Agnostida, Agraulaeva, Aguaraya, Aidarella, Alomataspis, Altajaharpes, Altiplanelaspis, Amechilus, Amginouyia, Ampellatocephalina, Anacopodia, Antagmopleura, Antatlaeva, Atratebia, Avalonia, Avascutellum, Barklyella, Bathynotellus, Beikedamaspis, Bergerolimbus, Bicornipyge, Blayacina, Bondarevites, Brevitermierella, Bridgeia, Cambrunicornia, Carmon, Catadoxides, Cermatops, Chakasskia, Chinensis, Chondroparia, Conoides, Cornovica, Corynexochida, Costonia, Crossoura, Crucicephalus, Curiaspis, Cuyanaspis, Cyclolenzellina, Deltacare, Edganocare, Ellipsuella, Ellsaspis, Endoaspis, Entomostracites, Entsyna, Eosaukia, Esseigania, Eulomella, Eutrilobita, Fabulaspis, Folliceps, Fritzaspis, Galahetes, Gelasene, Gentilapsis, Gigmpeltis, Gigoutella, Giordanella, Gogoella, Goycoia, Hamashania, Hapalopleuridae, Hercantyx, Hicksia, Howelluella, Ishpella, Issafenia, Issafeniella, Iveria, Iwayaspis, Jiulongshania, Jonotus, Jubileia, Judaiella, Juriietella, Kamlacus, Kanfuqingia, Kazellina, Keeleaspis, Kerbinella, Kinsabia, Knechtelia, Kolpura, Koraipsis, Kujandina, Latilorenzella, Latoucheia, Leptopilus, Levisia, Libristoma, Librostoma, Lichida, Liriamnica, Lomsucaspis, Lotosoides, Loxonepea, Loxopeltis, Lusampa, Mannschreckia, Mataninella, Mecophrys, Megalaspidicus, Meisterella, Meneghinella, Microdiscus, Missisquoiidae, Moretarva, Namanoiidae, Naraoiida, Nehanniaspis, Nelsonia, Neomalungia, Ninaspis, Norina, Odontopleurida, Olenellida, Opisthoparia, Ordosiidae, Orictocara, Orienturus, Orodes, Otekmaspis, Otenaspella, Ourikaia, Oxygonaspis, Paichiashania, Palaeolentus, Palmeraspis, Paraplagiura, Paraplesiograulos, Pararania, Peculicephalina, Perissopyge, Phacopida, Piliolites, Planolimbus, Poculicephalina, Polycyrtaspididae, Priceaspis, Proparia, Pseudoacicaudus, Pseudoclelandia, Pseudocrecephalaspina, Pseudoliostracina, Pseudosalteria, Pseudotermierella, Ptychopariida, Ptyttstrigis, Pyraustocranium, Qijiangia, Redlichaspis, Redlichiida, Remopleuridacea, Resseria, Resseropsis, Rochaeva, Rowia, Sailycaspis, Sarkiidae, Schistocephalus, Sectigena, Sekwiaspis, Selenocoryphe, Serksia, Serksioides, Sibiriopeltis, Smeathenia, Sphaerocare, Spizharaspis, Stittaspis, Sunaspididae, Tadakoustia, Taidonorus, Taplimella, Tazemmourtia, Thymurus, Tongxingaspis, Toxotis, Trapezocephalina, Trinia, Tuyunaspis, Ullaspis, Ulrickaspis, Validaspis, Variopelta, Volonellus, Whittardolithus, Winsteria, Zigzuella

Subtaxa: Aceroproetus, Acetopeltis, Analocaspis, Appendicysta, Aprathia, Ascopeltis, Asiagena, Aulacopleuridae, Aulacopleurina, Aulacopleuroidea, Bailielloides, Bapingaspis, Bathyuridae, Bitumulina, Bohemiproetus, Bolivicrania, Boliviproetus, Borealia, Calybole, Cammingella, Camsellia, Ceratopeltis, Ceratoproetus, Chauffouraspis, Clavibole, Clypoproetus, Coignops, Constantina, Cyamella, Cyamops, Daihuaia, Dechenellurus, Devonocoryphe, Devonoproetus, Dimeropygidae, Dohmiella, Dudu, Eocyrtosymbole, Eoproetus, Erbenicoryphe, Eudechenella, Evagena, Formonia, Frithjofia, Ganinella, Gapeevella, Gitarra, Gonioteloides, Gracemerea, Hanjiangaspis, Helioproetoides, Hexianella, Holotrachelidae, Huanoproetus, Humeia, Humilogriffithides, Hypaproetus, Hystricuridae, Karginella, Kegeliella, Khalfinella, Kinderlania, Kolymoproetus, Kulmiella, Langgonbole, Linguaproetus, Lophiokephalion, Mahaiella, Merebolina, Monodechella, Moravocoryphe, Niachangella, Oehlertia, Oenonella, Oidalaproetus, Otarionides, Pachyproetus, Palaeophillipsia, Panarchaegonus, Parachaunoproetus, Paradechenella, Parafrithjofia, Paragriffithides, Parapalebralia, Parawarburgella, Particeps, Paryfenus, Perakaspis, Perliproetus, Phaselops, Phyllaspis, Platyantyx, Pontipalpebralia, Prodiacoryphe, Proetocephalus, Proetoidea, Proscharyia, Protarchaegonus, Pseudogerastos, Pseudotrinodus, Pterocoryphe, Pulcherproetus, Pusillaboles, Quyuania, Radonia, Richteraspis, Rorringtoniidae, Scharyiidae, Schizophillipsia, Sinobole, Skemmatocare, Skemmatopyge, Spatulina, Sperginaspis, Tayanaella, Tcherkesovia, Tekinia, Telephinidae, Thalabaria, Tropidocoryphidae, Tschernyschewiella, Vandergrachtia, Vitaella, Wagnerispina, Waideggula, Warburgaspis, Weberiphillipsia, Xenoboloides, Xenodechenella, Xiangzhongella, Yanshanaspis, Yichangaspis, Zhegangula

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Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder