Danzhaiaspis Zhang et al. 1980 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Alokistocaridae

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: Alokistocaridae according to P. A. Jell and J. M. Adrain 2002

Sister taxa: Alokistocare, Alokistocarella, Amecephalina, Amecephaloides, Amecephalus, Annamitia, Arellanella, Beldirella, Bythicheilus, Chancia, Chanciaopsis, Ehmania, Ehmaniella, Elrathia, Erdoradites, Ganovexopyge, Inglefieldia, Jenkinsonia, Kistocare, Lenacare, Parapachyaspis, Parehmania, Pedinocephalina, Proveedoria, Schopfaspis, Shabanovia, Tympanuella, Utaspis, Ehmaniellinae, Altiocculinae

Subtaxa: Danzhaiaspis daopingensis Danzhaiaspis quadratus

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Type: Danzhaiaspis quadratus

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Cambrian of China (23 collections)

Total: 23 collections each including a single occurrence

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