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Cilia Peng 1992 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Asaphida - Pterocephaliidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 182206

Full reference: S. Peng. 1992. Upper Cambrian biostratigraphy and trilobite faunas of the Cili-Taoyuan area, northwestern Hunan, China. Memoir of the Association of Australasian Palaeontologists 13:1-119

Parent taxon: Pterocephaliidae according to P. A. Jell and J. M. Adrain 2003

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

Subtaxa: Cilia plectrifera

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Type: Cilia plectrifera

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder