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Plesiocilia Yuan and Yin 1998 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Asaphida - Pterocephaliidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 225395

Full reference: J. L. Yuan and G. Z. Yin. 1998. New polymerid trilobites from the Chefu Formation in early Late Cambrian of eastern Guizhou. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 37(2):137-172

Parent taxon: Pterocephaliidae according to J. L. Yuan and G. Z. Yin 1998

Sister taxa: Anechocephalus, Beigongia, Bromella, Camaraspis, Cilia, Dikelocephalites, Housia, Labiostrella, Metachangshania, Morosa, Parahousia, Paramaladioidella, Pauciella, Pedinocephalites, Pelicephalus, Prehousia, Proapatokephaloides, Prodikelocephalites, Protemnites, Pseudaphelaspis, Pterocephaliinae, Pulchricapitus, Sigmocheilus, Strigambitus, Tumicephalus, Uxunella, Yangweizhouia, Yingziaspis

Subtaxa: Plesiocilia minuta

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Type: Plesiocilia minuta

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder