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Parapaleomerus Hou et al 1999 (arthropod)

PaleoDB taxon number: 142097

Parent taxon: Arthropoda according to R. K. Bambach et al. 2007

Sister taxa: Actaeus, Agonata, Almenia, Aptera, Arachnoidea, Aristocaris, Artiopoda, Blattina splendens, Bostrichopus, Bradoriida, Branchiata, Bundenbachiellus, Burgessia, Cambropachycope, Chelicerata, Cindarella, Clypecaris, Conchostraca, Corcorania, Cryptocaris, Dalmaniopsis, Dicerocaris, Dongshanocaris, Douglasocaris, Duslia, Emeiella, Ercaia, Euthycarcinoidea, Forfexicaris, Fuxianhuiida, Gaoqiaioella, Geracus, Geracus tubifer, Gigantopleurida, Goticaris, Graeophonus, Guangweicarididae, Habelia, Hanburia, Henningsmoenicaris, Huangshandongia, Isoxys, Jianfengia, Jiucunella, Kablikia, Kampecaris obanensis, Kleptothule, Kounicia, Liantuoia, Libellula carbonaria, Longquania, Mandibulata, Marrella, Marrelomorpha, Martinssonia, Meristosomo, Merostomoidea, Molaria, Mollisonia, Monoculus, Motina, Myriapoda, Naptile, Nektaspida, Occacaris, Odaraia, Orstenocarida, Oxyuropoda, Pahvantia, Panlongia, Paratrilobita, Parvancorinomorpha, Pauloterminus, Pectocaris, Pedestria, Pisinnocaris, Platicytes, Plenocaris, Poliochera pustulatus, Priscansermarinus, Protocarcinus, Protocaris, Pseudarthron, Pseudoarctolepis, Pseudoiulia, Pygmaclypeatus, Quasicaris, Rehbachiella, Retifacies, Rhombicalvaria, Rhynimonstrum, Schizodiscus, Scorpionida, Serracaris, Shafferia, Shankouia, Sinoburius, Skaracarida, Synistata, Tanglangia, Unogata, Urokodia, Utahcaris, Walossekia, Xandarella, Xandarellida, Proschizoramia, Dinocarida, Radiodonta, Jianshanopodia, Arachnomorpha, Schinderhannes, Siberion, Hadranax, Megadictyon

Subtaxa: Parapaleomerus sinensis

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Ecology: passively mobile epifaunal deposit feeder