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Brianurus Edgecombe and Fortey 1995 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Phacopida - Encrinuridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 21470

Synonym: Briania Edgecombe 1994 [replaced name] (taxon 97156)

Full reference: G. D. Edgecombe and R. A. Fortey. 1995. Brianurus new genus, a replacement name for Briania Chasen and Kloss, 1930 (Aves) [Pro Briania Edgecombe, 1994 (Trilobita), preoccupied]. Journal of Paleontology 69(3):615-615

Parent taxon: Encrinurinae according to G. D. Edgecombe and R. A. Fortey 1995

Sister taxa: Encrinuroides, Erratencrinurus, Frencrinuroides, Johntempleia, Physemataspis, Walencrinuroides

Subtaxa: Brianurus jeffersoni

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Type: Briania jeffersoni

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore