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Lophodesella Zhang et al. 1980 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Solenopleuridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 227103

Full reference: W. Zhang, H. Lin, H. Wu and J. Yuan. 1980. Cambrian stratigraphy and trilobite fauna from the Zhongtiao Mountains, southern Shanxi. Memoirs of Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology 16:39-110

Parent taxon: Solenopleuridae according to W. Zhang et al. 1980

Sister taxa: Acrocephalaspis, Acrocephalina, Aiaiaspis, Albansia, Aldanaspis, Badulesia, Bigranulella, Changqingia, Conicephalus, Denaspis, Eilura, Herse, Huzhuia, Inouyella, Lashushania, Lianglangshania, Maiaspis, Menocephalites, Minupeltis, Munija, Oreisator, Parasolenopleura, Pardailhania, Perneraspis, Proavus, Pseudosolenoparia, Rimouskia, Rina, Sao, Shanghaiaspis, Solenoparia, Solenoparops, Solenopleura, Solenopleurella, Solenopleurinae, Solenopleuropsis, Squarrosoella, Usumunaspis, Wafangdiania

Subtaxa: Lophodesella henanensis, Lophodesella quadrata, Lophodesella rectangula

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Type: Lophodesella rectangula

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore