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Nanshanaspis Zhang and Fan 1960 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Asaphida - Raphiophoridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 155646

Synonyms: Caganaspis Kolobova 1968 (no. 19896), Kongqiaoheia Zhang 1988 (no. 359246)

Parent taxon: Raphiophoridae according to P. A. Jell and J. M. Adrain 2003

Sister taxa: Ampyxina, Endymioniinae, Kanlingia, Lonchodomas, Malongullia, Raphioampyx, Raphiophorinae, Raymondella, Rhombampyx, Sinampyxina

Subtaxa: Nanshanaspis levis, Nanshanaspis rotundata, Nanshanaspis tarimuensis

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Type: Nanshanaspis levis

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal suspension feeder