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Kootenia shanxiensis Zhang et al. 1980 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Corynexochida - Dorypygidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 227076

Full reference: W. Zhang, H. Lin, H. Wu and J. Yuan. 1980. Cambrian stratigraphy and trilobite fauna from the Zhongtiao Mountains, southern Shanxi. Memoirs of Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology 16:39-110

Belongs to Kootenia according to W. Zhang et al. 1980

Sister taxa: Kootenia aculacauda, Kootenia bolis, Kootenia boucheri, Kootenia crassa, Kootenia crassinucha, Kootenia dawsoni, Kootenia diutina, Kootenia fida, Kootenia fuyangensis, Kootenia germana, Kootenia gracilens, Kootenia gracilis, Kootenia henglinheensis, Kootenia idahoensis, Kootenia jialaoensis, Kootenia longa, Kootenia mathewsi, Kootenia sanwanensis, Kootenia shangwanensis, Kootenia spencei, Kootenia styrax, Kootenia yichunensis, Kootenia yui

Type specimen: Its type locality is Shuiyu, Zhongtiao Mountains, lower bed 25, which is in a Taijangian carbonate limestone/shale in the Hsuchuang Formation of China

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore