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Parayinites Zhang et al. 1980 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Redlichiida

PaleoDB taxon number: 19427

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: Yinitidae according to P. A. Jell and J. M. Adrain 2003

Sister taxa: Drepanopyge, Drepanuroides, Hongjunshaoia, Longduia, Meitanella, Paokannia, Parapaokannia, Pseudopaokannia, Qingkouia, Yinites, Yunnanaspidella, Yunnanaspis

Subtaxa: Parayinites spinosus

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Type: Parayinites spinosus

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder