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Eosoptychoparia Zhang 1963 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Ptychopariidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 182216

Parent taxon: Ptychopariidae according to P. A. Jell and J. M. Adrain 2002

Sister taxa: Achlysopsis, Altikolia, Altitudella, Amecephalites, Asthenopsis, Austinvillia, Balangcunaspis, Bathyholcus, Bathyocos, Billingsaspis, Binodaspis, Bolaspidina, Braintreella, Brunswickia, Cathayanella, Chengshanaspis, Conopolus, Danzhaina, Deltina, Douposiella, Elrathina, Eokaotaia, Eospencia, Gaphuraspis, Gedongaspis, Gunnia, Hadrocephalites, Illtydaspis, Jangudaspis, Jiagouia, Jialaopsis, Jianchangia, Jiumenia, Kaotaia, Kochiella, Kounamkites, Kunmingaspis, Laminurus, Laoyingshania, Lyriaspis, Meitania, Monanocephalus, Mufushania, Nangaoia, Nangaops, Neoblairella, Neoregina, Olenekina, Onchocephalites, Paleonelsonia, Palmerara, Panacus, Paramecephalus, Paraperiomma, Parapoulsenia, Paraziboaspis, Piaziella, Pingluaspis, Plesiamecephalus, Poulsenella, Poulsenia, Probowmania, Probowmaniella, Probowmanops, Proliostracus, Psilostracus, Ptychoparella, Ptychopariinae, Qiaotouaspis, Ruichengella, Sanwania, Semisphaerocephalus, Shantungaspis, Shuiyuella, Sinoptychoparia, Spencella, Spencia, Stoecklinia, Suluktella, Tongshania, Townleyella, Trigonyangaspis, Tukalandaspis, Ulrichaspis, Variopelta, Vermontella, Wanhuaia, Weijiaspis, Wuhaina, Xilingxia, Xingrenaspis, Yaojiayuella, Yuknessaspis, Ziboaspidella, Ziboaspis

Subtaxa: Eosoptychoparia conica, Eosoptychoparia intermedia

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Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore