Alternative combination: Proetus strasburgensis
Full reference: B. N. Cooper. 1953. Trilobites from the Lower Champlainian formations of the Appalachian Valley. Geological Society of America Memoir 55:1-69
Type specimen: USNM 116426a, a cephalon/head (cranidium). Its type locality is Loc. 3. south side of road, 0.2 mile east of Strasburg Junction, which is in a Blackriveran carbonate limestone in the Edinburg Formation of Virginia.
Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder