Probowmanops Ju 1983 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Ptychopariidae

Full reference: T. Y. Ju. 1983. Early Cambrian trilobites from the Hotang and Dachenling formations of Zhejiang. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 22(6):628-636

Parent taxon: Ptychopariidae according to T. Y. Ju 1983

Sister taxa: Achlysopsis, Altikolia, Altitudella, Amecephalites, Asthenopsis, Austinvillia, Balangcunaspis, Bathyholcus, Bathyocos, Billingsaspis, Binodaspis, Bolaspidina, Braintreella, Brunswickia, Caborcella, Cathayanella, Champlainia, Chengshanaspis, Conopolus, Deltina, Douposiella, Entsyna, Eodouposiella, Eokaotaia, Eoptychoparia, Eospencia, Eurostina, Gaotanaspis, Gaphuraspis, Gedongaspis, Gunnia, Holasaphus, Illtydaspis, Jangudaspis, Jiagouia, Jialaopsis, Jianchangia, Jiumenia, Kaotaia, Kermanella, Kochiella, Kochiellina, Kounamkites, Kunmingaspis, Laminurus, Laoyingshania, Luxella, Lyriaspis, Meitania, Meniscopsia, Monanocephalus, Mufushania, Nangaoia, Nangaops, Nassovia, Neoblairella, Neoregina, Olenekina, Onchocephalites, Orienturus, Orlovia, Orloviella, Pachyaspis, Paleonelsonia, Palmerara, Palmeraspis, Panacus, Paraeosoptychoparia, Parahiolites, Paraperiomma, Paraplagiura, Parapoulsenia, Paraziboaspis, Periommella, Piaziella, Pingluaspis, Piochella, Plagiura, Plesiamecephalus, Poulsenella, Poulsenia, Probowmania, Probowmaniella, Proliostracus, Protohedinia, Psilostracus, Ptychoparella, Ptychopariinae, Qiaotouaspis, Reedus, Regius, Salankanaspis, Sanwania, Semisphaerocephalus, Shantungaspis, Shuiyuella, Sinoptychoparia, Spencella, Spencia, Stoecklinia, Suluktella, Syspacephalus redpathi, Syspacephalus unca, Townleyella, Trigonyangaspis, Tukalandaspis, Ulrichaspis, Variopelta, Vermontella, Volocephalina, Wanhuaia, Weijiaspis, Wuhaina, Xingrenaspis, Yaojiayuella, Yohoaspis, Ziboaspidella, Ziboaspis

Subtaxa: Probowmanops elongata Probowmanops transversus

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Type: Probowmanops transversus

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at Zhejiang, Dachenling Formation (Cambrian of China)

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