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†family Chengkouaspidae Zhang et al. 1980 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Redlichiida

PaleoDB taxon number: 154830

Full reference: W. T. Zhang, Y. H. Lu, Z. L. Zhu, Y. Y. Qian, H. L. Lin, Z. Zhou, S. Zhang and J. L. Yuan. 1980. Cambrian trilobite faunas of southwestern China. Palaeontologia Sinica, new series B 16:1-497

Parent taxon: Redlichiida according to H. B. Whittington et al. 1997

Sister taxa: Abadiellidae, Akbashichia, Anabaraceps, Anabaraspis, Archaeaspididae, Astenaspis, Australaspis, Baltoparadoxides, Beishanella, Belliceps, Bornemannaspis, Centropleuridae, Churkinia, Clariondia, Conoredlichia, Despujolsia, Dolerolenidae, Dolerolichia, Elegestina, Elganellus, Emuellidae, Enantiaspis, Fallotaspididae, Gigantopygus, Guangyuanaspis, Hupeolenus, Iglesiella, Iolgia, Irgitkhemia, Jingyangia, Judomiidae, Kepingaspis, Kolbaspis, Kueichowiidae, Latiredlichia, Lermontovia, Longianda, Lunolenus, Mayiella, Menneraspidae, Metadoxides, Metadoxididae, Minuinsella, Nebidella, Neltneriidae, Neoredlichia, Nevadiidae, Olenellina, Olgaspis, Paramalungia, Parasajanaspis, Paratungusella, Pareops, Plutonides, Poletaevella, Primoriella, Protolenidae, Pseudoresserops, Pseudosaukianda, Qiaodiella, Qiaotingaspis, Realaspis, Redlichiacea, Redlichiidae, Redlichiina, Redlichinidae, Redlichops, Richterops, Sapushania, Sarassina, Sardaspis, Sardoredlichia, Saukiandidae, Schagonaria, Ushbaspis, Xela, Xenoredlichia, Xystridurinae, Yiliangellina

Subtaxa: Bathynotus, Bulaiaspis, Chengkouaspis, Inella, Terechtaspis

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Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder