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Sinopagetia Zhang and Yuan 1981 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Agnostida - Eodiscidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 19316

Alternative spelling: Pagetia (Sinopagetia)

Full reference: W. T. Zhang and J. L. Yuan. 1981. Trilobites from the Hsuchuang Formation (lower Middle Cambrian) in western marginal parts of the North China Platform. Geological Society of America Special Paper 187:161-175

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

Sister taxa: Dawsonia, Eodiscus, Helepagetia, Macannaia, Opsidiscus, Pagetia, Pagetides

Subtaxa: Sinopagetia huainanensis, Sinopagetia jinnanensis, Sinopagetia neimengguensis

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Ecology: slow-moving nektonic suspension feeder