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†family Amplectobeluidae Vinther et al. 2014 (arthropod)


PaleoDB taxon number: 290858

Full reference: J. Vinther, M. Stein, N. R. Longrich and D. A. T. Harper. 2014. A suspension-feeding anomalocarid from the Early Cambrian. Nature 507:496-499

Parent taxon: Radiodonta according to J. Vinther et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Anomalocarididae, Caryosyntrips, Cerabonusoides, Cetiocaridae, Hurdiidae, Kerygmachela, Myoscolex

Subtaxa: Amplectobelua

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Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore