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Iranaspidion Kobayashi and Hamada 1978 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Proetida - Phillipsiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 21214

Full reference: T. Kobayashi and T. Hamada. 1978. Two new late upper Permian trilobites from central Iran. Proceedings of the Japan Academy, Series B 54(4):157-162

Parent taxon: Ditomopyginae according to R. A. Fortey and A. P. Heward 2015

Sister taxa: Acanthophillipsia, Acropyge, Ameura, Ampulliglabella, Anisopyge, Delaria, Ditomopyge, Hentigia, Jimbokranion, Microphillipsia, Novoameura, Permoproetus, Pseudophillipsia, Simulopaladin, Timoraspis, Vidria

Subtaxa: Iranaspidion elephas

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Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder