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Dayongia Xiang and Ji 1986 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Phacopida

PaleoDB taxon number: 21526

Full reference: L. Xiang and Z. Ji. 1986. [Upper Ordovician (Ashgill) trilobites from the Linxiang Formation of western Hunan and eastern Guizhou]. Bulletin of the Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences 12:53-66

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

Sister taxa: Aegrotocatellus, Alwynulus, Anapliomerella, Atractocybeloides, Australurus, Avalanchurus, Balizoma, Batocara, Bevanopsis, Celtencrinurus, Coronocephalus, Cromus, Curriella, Cybele, Cybelinae, Cybelurus, Dindymeninae, Distyrax, Elsarella, Encrinurinae, Fragiscutum, Frammia, Kailia, Lasaguaditas, Libertella, Lyrapyge, Mackenziurus, Nucleurus, Paracybeloides, Parakailia, Perryus, Plasiaspis, Prophysemataspis, Prostrix, Rongxiella, Senticucullus, Sinocybele, Staurocephalinae, Stiktocybele, Struszia, Wuoaspis, Oedicybele, Staurocephalus

Subtaxa: Dayongia longicephala

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Type: Dayongia longicephala

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore