Shanghaia Xu and Ju 1987 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Corynexochida - Dolichometopidae

Full reference: B. T. Xu and T. Y. Ju. 1987. Discovery of Early Cambrian trilobites from Shanghai and its stratigraphic significance. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 26(1):103-109

Parent taxon: Dolichometopidae according to P. A. Jell and J. M. Adrain 2002

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Xu and Ju 1987

Sister taxa: Amphoton, Anoria, Athabaskia, Athabaskiella, Basanellus, Bathyuriscidella, Bathyuriscus, Centonella, Chilometopus, Clavaspidella, Corynexochides, Deiradonyx, Dolichometopsis, Dolichometopus, Fuchouia, Glossopleura, Hemirhodon, Hoffetella, Klotziella, Neopoliellina, Parapoliella, Poliella, Poliellaites, Poliellaspis, Poliellina, Polypleuraspis, Ptarmigania, Wenkchemnia

Subtaxa: Shanghaia typicalis

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Type: Shanghaia typicalis

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Baoshan (Cambrian of China)

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