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Wuania venusta Zhang and Yuan 1981 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Wuaniidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 227743

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

Belongs to Wuania according to W. T. Zhang and J. L. Yuan 1981

Sister taxa: Wuania elongata, Wuania luna, Wuania trigona

Type specimen: Its type locality is Gangdeershan, Sunaspis zone, which is in a Taijangian carbonate limestone in the Hsuchuang Formation of China

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder