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Randaynia Boyce 1989 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Proetida - Bathyuridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 179173

Full reference: W. D. Boyce. 1989. Early Ordovician trilobite faunas of the Boat Harbour and Catoche Formations (St. George Group) in the Boat-Harbour-Cape Norman area, Great Northern Peninsula, western Newfoundland. Geological Survey Branch, Department of Mines and Energy, Newfoundland and Labrador, Report 89-2 1-168

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

Sister taxa: Acidiphorus, Bathyurellinae, Bathyurellus, Bathyurina, Bathyurinae, Bathyurus, Benthamaspis, Bolbocephalus, Catochia, Ceratopeltis, Eleutherocentrus, Ermanella, Grinnellaspis, Jeffersonia, Licnocephala, Madaraspis, Peltabellia, Petigurus, Pseudoolenoides, Punka, Rananasus, Raymondites, Strigigenalis, Uromystrum

Subtaxa: Randaynia langdoni, Randaynia leatherburyi, Randaynia saundersi

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Type: Randaynia saundersi

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder