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Cambrothyra Qian and Zhang 1983

Cambroclavida - Zhijinitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 141332

Synonyms: Mirabifolliculus Yang and He 1984 (no. 182285), Nanjiangofolliculus Yang and He 1984 (no. 182284)

Full reference: Y. Qian and S.-b. Zhang. 1983. Small shelly fossils from the Xihaoping Member of the Tongying Formation in Fangxian County of Hubei Province and their stratigraphical significance. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 22(1):82-94

Parent taxon: Zhijinitidae according to Y. Qian and S.-b. Zhang 1983

Sister taxa: Ambarchaeooides, Deiradovclavus, Deltaclavus, Isoclavus, Paracarinachites, Pseudoclavus, Tanbaoites, Zhijinites, Cambroclavus, Sinoclavus

Subtaxa: Cambrothyra ampulliformis

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Type: Cambrothyra ampulliformis

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal detritivore